MHA has issued guidelines for lockdown 5.0, almost all activites will start gradually
According to the new guidelines, all activities outside containment zones have been allowed to resume in a phased manner. The guidelines will come into effect from June 1
The current phase of re-opening, ‘Unlock 1’, will have an economic focus.
All activities that were prohibited earlier will be opened up in areas outside containment zones in a phased manner, with the stipulation of following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), to be prescribed by the Health Ministry.
Religious places for public, hotels, restaurants, other hospitality services, and shopping malls will be open from June 8.
Health Ministry will issue SOPs for the above activities, in consultation with the Central ministries concerned and other stakeholders, for ensuring social distancing and to contain the spread of Covid-19.
Schools, colleges, educational institutions, will be opened after consultations with States and Union Territories(decison to be taken in july).
State Governments administrations have been advised to hold consultations at the institution level with parents and other stakeholders.
Based on the feedback, a decision on the re-opening of these institutions will be taken in the month of July. MoHFW will prepare SOPs for these institutions.
Theie will be no restrictions on inter-state movement. However, the night curfew will continue to remain in force with a revised schedule.
The movement of individuals, for all non-essential activities, will be prohibited from 9 pm to 5 am from June 1.