Coronavirus: Centre problems brand-new COVID-19 guidelines, check what’s allowed and what’s not
The Ministry of House Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday (January 27) released new COVID-19 guidelines for surveillance, containment and care. The new standards of MHA will enter result from February 1 and will remain in force till February 28.
” The main focus of the standards is to combine the substantial gains that have been attained against the spread of COVID-19 which shows up in the consistent decline in variety of active and new cases in the country over the last 4 months. It is, for that reason, emphasised that to totally conquer the pandemic, there is requirement to maintain caution and to strictly follow the recommended containment technique concentrated on security, containment and rigorous observance of the guidelines/ SOPs released by MHA and Ministry of Health & Household Well-being (MOHFW),” MHA said.
The MHA pointed out in its standards that containment zones, if needed, will be thoroughly demarcated by the district authorities at the micro level. The MHA said that the containment zones should be demarcated based on the standards recommended by the MoHFW.
” Regional district, police and community authorities will be responsible to guarantee that the prescribed containment measures are strictly followed and State/ UT Governments shall ensure the accountability of the officers concerned in this regard,” stated MHA.
Here’s the guidelines in details:
1. Social/ spiritual/ sports/ entertainment/ educational/ cultural/ religious events have actually currently been allowed upto a maximum of 50% of the hall capacity, with a ceiling of 200 persons in closed spaces; and keeping of the size of the ground/ area in view, in open areas. Now such gatherings will be permitted based on SOP of the State/ UT concerned.
5. For further opening of international flight of passengers, Ministry of Civil Aviation (MOCA) might take a decision in assessment with Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) based upon the evaluation of the scenario.
6. SOPs, as upgraded from time to time, have actually been recommended for various activities. These consist of: movement by guest trains; air travel; city trains; schools; higher educational institutions; hotels and restaurants; shopping malls, multiplexes and home entertainment parks; yoga centres and gyms, and so on. These SOPs will be strictly implemented by the authorities worried, who shall be accountable for their rigorous observance.
7. There shall be no constraint on inter-state and intra-state movement of individuals and products consisting of those for cross land-border trade under treaties with neighbouring nations. No separate consent/ approval/ e-permit will be needed for such movements.
8. State/ UT Federal governments shall take all required steps to promote COVID-19 suitable behaviour and guarantee wearing of face masks, hand hygiene and social distancing.
9. Persons above 65 years of age, individuals with co-morbidities, pregnant women, and kids below the age of 10 years are advised to take necessary preventative measures.
10 The use of Aarogya Setu mobile App will continue to be encouraged.
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