Lockdown 5.0 Limited to Containment Zones

Lockdown 5.0 Limited to Containment Zones

Lockdown 5.0 will be restricted only to containment zones. MHA said, “In the areas outside containment zones, all activities will be permitted, except the following, which will be allowed, with the stipulation of following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to be prescribed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), in a phased manner.”

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has decided to confine Lockdown 5.0 to containment zones only. In a request on May 30, MHA said all exercises outside containment zones will be permitted.

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said, “In the areas outside containment zones, all activities will be permitted, except the following, which will be allowed, with the stipulation of following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to be prescribed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), in a phased manner.”

Phase 1: 

The following activities will be allowed from June 8, 2020.

Religious places

Hotels and restaurants

Shopping malls

Phase 2: 

Schools, colleges and educational institutes will be opened after consultations with states and union territories. Based on the feedback, decision will be taken in the month of July 2020.

Phase 3:

Dates for restarting the following will be decided after assessing the situation:

International air travel except permitted by MHA.

Metro Rail.

Cinema halls, gyms, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars and auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places.

Social, political, sports, entertainment, academic, cultural, religious functions and other large congregations.

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