02 May, 2020
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Part of: GS-II- Governance (PT-MAINS-PERSONALITY TEST)
Here's what all will not be allowed under the new guidelines issued today irrespective of the zone
However, movement of persons by air, rail and road is allowed for select purposes and for those permitted by the MHA
The order states that the movement of individuals for all non-essential activities shall remain strictly prohibited between 7 pm and 7 am. Local authorities shall issue orders imposing Section 144 and ensure strict compliance, the order states.
In all zones, those above the age of 65, persons with co-morbidities, pregnant women and children below the age of 10 years, shall stay at home except for meeting essential requirements and for health purposes
OPDs and medical clinics shall be permitted to operate in Red, Orange and Green Zones with social distancing norms and other preventive measures. However, these will not be permitted in containment zones.
These activities are not allowed in Red Zones
Here's what all is allowed in Red Zones
What all is allowed in Orange Zones
What all is allowed in Green Zones
All activities are permitted except the limited number of activities which are prohibited throughout the country, irrespective of the Zone.
Buses can operate with up to 50% seating capacity and bus depots can operate with up to 50% capacity.
The MHA order further states that across the zones, all goods traffic is to be permitted. "No State/ UT shall stop the movement of cargo for cross land-border trade under Treaties with neighbouring countries. No separate pass of any sort is needed for such movement, which is essential for maintaining the supply chain of goods and services across the country during the lockdown period," the order states.
The Red, Orange and Green Zone classification is based on factors such as the number of novel coronavirus cases, the doubling rate of Covid-19 cases, and the extent of testing and surveillance. Red Zones have a high number of cases and a high doubling rate, Orange Zones have comparatively fewer cases and Green Zones have not had any cases in the last 21 days.
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