Meghalaya to reopen cinema halls, public parks, ease curbs on sports activities from August 23

A notification on the lifting of restrictions in view of the pandemic will be issued by the respective Deputy Commissioners, Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said.


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The Meghalaya government has decided to lift restrictions on sports activities, public transports and reopen public parks from August 23, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said after a COVID-19 review meeting on Thursday.

Tynsong told reporters that the government has decided to allow all sports activities from Monday next week. He said cinema halls will also reopen with one-third capacity. Jackpot parlours and public parks will also be allowed to reopen.

“However, these activities will be strictly subjected to the SOPs to be issued by the government through the respective Deputy Commissioners,” he added.

He said that one of the important SOPs will be only people who are above 18 years and are vaccinated.

The Deputy Chief Minister further informed that private transport will also be allowed to ply with one-third capacity throughout the state. He said a notification in this regard will be issued by the respective Deputy Commissioners.

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First Published:Aug. 19, 2021, 9:46 p.m.

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