18 May, 2020
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Lockdown 4.0 guidelines
Lockdown measures in place since March 24, 2020 have helped considerably in containing the spread of COVID-19. It has therefore been decided to further extend the lockdown till May 31, 2020. Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India (GoI) issued an order, today, under the Disaster Management (DM) Act, 2005, in this regard.
Salient features of the new guidelines are as follows:
States to decide various Zones
Activities Prohibited throughout the Country
A limited number of activities will continue to remain prohibited throughout the country. These include
However, online/ distance learning shall be permitted and encouraged; and, restaurants will be allowed to operate kitchens for home delivery of food items.
Opening up of Sports Activities
Activities permitted with restrictions
Stipulations regarding Shops and Markets
Protection for Vulnerable Persons
States to decide on activities within various Zones
Use of Aarogya Setu
State/ UT Governments shall continue to strictly enforce the lockdown guidelines and they shall not dilute these guidelines issued under the Disaster Management Act, 2005, in any manner.
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