New Delhi: Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued guidelines on measures to be taken by Ministries/Departments of Government of India, State Governments/UT Governments & State/UT authorities for containment of COVID19.
The lockdown 4.0 will remain in effect till 31st May 2020.
All domestic and international air travel of passengers are prohibited, except for domestic medical services, domestic air ambulance and for security purposes of purposes as permitted by MHA.
Metro rail services will remain suspended.
Schools, Colleges, educational/ training/ or coaching institutions etc will remain closed. Online/distance learning shall continue to be permitted and shall be encouraged.
Hotels, restaurants, and other hospitality services, except those meant for housing health/ police/Government officials/ healthcare workers/ stranded persons including tourists and for quarantine facilities; and running of canteens at bus depots, railway stations and airports. Restaurants shall be permitted to operate kitchens for home delivery of food items.
All cinema halls, shopping malls, gymnasiums, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars and auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places. Sports complexes and stadia will be permitted to open, however spectators will not be allowed.
All social/ political/sports/entertainment/academic/cultural/religious functions/other gatherings and large congregations will remain prohibited. All religious places/ places of worship shall be closed for public. Religious congregations are strictly prohibited.
Some of the activities that shall be permitted with restrictions, except in the Containment Zones include inter-state movement of passenger vehicles and buses, with mutual consent of the States and UTs involved, Intra-state movement of passenger vehicles and buses as decided by the States and UTs.
The delineation of Red, Green and Orange Zones will be decided by the respective State and UT Governments, after taking into consideration the parameters shared by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Within the Red and Orange zones, Containment Zones and Buffer Zones will be demarcated by the District authorities.
Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issues guidelines on measures to be taken by Ministries/Departments of Government of India, State Governments/UT Governments & State/UT authorities for containment of COVID19. #LockDown4 will remain in effect till 31st May 2020. pic.twitter.com/10WnwnWfte
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