Bhubaneswar: Shopping malls and parks in Odisha capital, which were closed due to the COVID-19 situation, reopened today with adherence to COVID-19 protocols like wearing of mask, social distancing and use of hand wash or sanitiser.
The malls have been allowed by the state government to operate with regulated number of customers.
Restaurants in the city today reopened for dine-in services with 50% seat occupancy.
On the other hand, cinema halls in Bhubaneswar are all set to welcome moviegoers from August 5 with 50% seating capacity.
However, citizens need to produce their final COVID-19 vaccination certificate to enter malls, restaurants and cinema halls in the city.