Coronavirus Update : What will reopen, What will remain closed during Unlock 3.0

Coronavirus cases have crossed the 50,000-mark for the first time on Thursday, pushing India’s COVID-19 case load to 15,83,792, while the recoveries surpassed 10 lakh, according to the Union Health Ministry.

The country registered a record increase of 52,123 infections in 24 hours while the death toll climbed to 34,968, with 775 people succumbing to the disease in a day. There are 5,28,242 active cases of coronavirus in the country.

COVID-19 Updates of States

Lockdown 3 in Maharashtra

Mumbai: Government of Maharashtra has issued directions to extend the lockdown, with amendments, to operationalize MISSION BEGIN AGAIN for easing of restrictions and phase-wise opening, till August 31, 2020.

Delhi : 1093 Coronavirus cases, 1091 recovered/discharged/migrated and 29 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total cases here rise to 1,34,403 including 1,19,724 recovered/discharged/migrated and 3936 deaths: Government of Delhi.

Madhya Pradesh : BJP president and Khajuraho Lok Sabha MP VD Sharma has tested positive for coronavirus, a health official said on Wednesday. Besides Sharma, state BJP general secretary (organisation) Suhas Bhagat and another party leader have also tested positive for the coronavirus, he said. “Came to know that Sharma (VD Sharma) is not well and I pray to God for his speedy recovery,” Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who is recuperating from the Coronavirus infection, tweeted.

Uttarakhand : Passengers from other states will not need permission for such movement though but will have to register themselves.The registration documents shall be verified at border check posts. Passengers entering the state from non-high load Coronavirus infected cities shall be home quarantined for 14 days.

Passengers from high load Covid-19 infected cities, irrespective of the mode of travel, will have to undergo a period of seven-days of institutional quarantine and home quarantine each. They will have the option of choosing a government (non-payment basis) quarantine centre or paid quarantine facility.

Assam : 2,112 new COVID-19 cases detected in Assam out of 41,028 tests in the last 24 hrs. The total number of cases in the State stands at 38,407 including 27,832 recovered, 10,478 active cases and 94 deaths, said state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Karnanataka : Government Announcing further easing of curbs, the Karnataka government on Thursday said there will be no lockdowns on Sundays in the State from August 2, as it issued Unlock 3.0 guidelines in line with the Centre’s norms. But still decided to take Sunday as no leave.

Unlock 3.0 guidelines: What’s allowed

1. Movement of individuals during night hours.

2. Yoga institutes, gymnasiums will open from August 5. A standard operating procedure will be issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW)
Independence Day functions allowed with social distancing.

3. International travel of passengers has  been permitted in a limited manner under the Vande Bharat mission.

Unlock 3.0 guidelines: What’s not allowed

1. Metro Rail services,Cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars, auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places.

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

3. Vulnerable persons, ie people above 65 years of age, people with co-morbidities, pregnant women, and children below the age of 10 years, are advised to stay at home, except for meeting essential requirements and for health purposes.
Unlock 3.0 guidelines for containment zones.
4. Lockdown in containment zones will remain imposed till 31 August.

5. Within the perimeters of containment zones, strict social distancing and other norms of containing the spread of the virus shall be maintained and only essential activities will be allowed, MHA said.

6.These containment zones will be notified on the websites of respective district collectors of the states and UTs and activities taking place in these zones will be strictly monitored by the authorities. States and UTs can impose its own guidelines outside the containment zones, which they deem necessary.

Guidelines of unlock 3.0


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