Unlock 5.0: Cinema halls, multiplexes to reopen with 50 per cent capacity from October 15

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued new guidelines for re-opinng of more activities as the nation entres in the next phase of coronavirus unlock. According to MHA guidelines, Cinemas halls, theatres, multiplexes will be permitted to open with upto 50 per cent of their seating capacity from October 15, 2020 onwards, in areas outside the Containment Zones. However, an SOP will be issued by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting for the same.