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MHA Issues Unlock 2 Guidelines: Schools And Colleges To Remain Shut Till July 31

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The Ministry Of Home Affairs (MHA) today issued new guidelines for Unlock 2, allowing more activities in areas outside containment zones.

The Guidelines are for the opening up of activities in a phased manner outside containment zones across the country till July 31. States and Union Territories, based on their assessment of the situation, may prohibit certain activities outside the containment zones, or impose such restrictions as deemed necessary.

Educational institutions, metro rail services, cinema halls and gyms will continue to remain shut during the period. The Centre has said that more domestic flights and passenger trains will be allowed in a calibrated manner. While international air travel, except as permitted by the Government, shall remain barred.

Night curfew will remain in force between 10 pm and 5 am throughout the country, except for essential activities and lockdown will continue in covid-19 containment zones till July 31 with the district authorities demarcating the zones, it added.

The advise on the use of face coverings, physical distancing at shops, and regulate gatherings. Spitting in public places is punishable.

The use of Aarogya Setu mobile application will continue to be encouraged, the MHA stated in its order.

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