NOIDA, June 1 -- The Gautam Budh Nagar administration on Sunday announced more relaxations for the fifth phase of the lockdown. Now, the shops in the district can remain open from 9am to 9pm, although odd-even system will continue, officials said.

Besides, the district administration has also changed the containment zone rules for the group housing societies, a move that will give relief to the residents in Noida and Greater Noida. It has also opened parks for visitors with some riders. The district magistrate's order comes after the Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday issued new guidelines that will come into effect from June 1

As per the new guidelines, if there is one or more active positive cases on a floor of a multi-storey tower, the...