Unlock 6.0 started in India on November 1 with a few states opening up for more activities. The Ministry of Home Affairs has stated that there will be no further relaxations and the Unlock 5.0 guidelines that were issued last month will remain in force till November 30. Since June 1, the unlock process started in the country and a number of activities like cinema halls, malls, and metro services have been allowed to operate with strict operating procedure.
From November 1, the following services have been restarted
Buses in Delhi are now running with full capacity. It is mandatory for passengers to wear a face mask throughout their journey on the bus. No passenger will be allowed to stand and travel, and will have to maintain physical distance. Interstate bus services will also start functioning to and from Delhi.
In Mumbai, more than 610 local train services resumed operation from November 1 with 314 Central and 296 Western Railway trains.
Casinos in Goa have also reopened from Sunday with only 50 percent capacity. The Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant, said that this is to &ldquopromote the tourism activity of the state.&rdquo
The Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve which was reopened for tourists on October 21 has started elephant safaris for tourists.
The Hindu pilgrimage hotspot of Vaishno Devi was reopened on August 16 after a gap of almost five months with only 7,000 pilgrims allowed. Now, up to 15,000 pilgrims have been allowed to visit the shrine.
The Dudhwa Tiger Reserve in Uttar Pradesh has also reopened with strict rules in place for visitors and violation will have serious repercussions.
In Tamil Nadu the government announced that cinemas, zoos and amusement parks can reopen with 50 percent seating capacity.