Footfall increases as pubs serve liquor again in Karnataka

South India

After remaining shut for almost six months due to Covid-19 pandemic, bars, restaurants, pubs and clubs in Karnataka again opened their doors for the public on Tuesday.


With relaxations in coronavirus-induced lockdown amid Unlock 4, the Karnataka Government has allowed pubs and restaurants in the state to serve liquor.

The Karnataka excise department had given the go-ahead to the pubs; bars and clubs to reopen under 'Unlock 4.0' guidelines. It had also given permission for all the establishments to serve liquor.

Precautionary measures such as maintaining social distancing norms, use of hand sanitisers, face masks, and thermal screening in place, pubs and restaurants have resumed their services.

According to the news Agency ANI report, Footfall increases in Karnataka as pubs serve liquor again.

As per the report, when services were restricted only to dining there were a few customers. Now, with liquor being served, footfall has increased.

As per the report, measures such as thermal scanning, use of face masks, sanitisers, gloves, and face shields have been made mandatory for the staff.

The staff provides customers hand sanitiser at the entrance, and the temperatures of those entering is checked using thermal scanners. Arrangements have also been made to maintain social distancing among all.

With inputs from ANI

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