Karnataka Lockdown: State govt issues 'Unlock 3' guidelines, here is what's not permitted outside containment zones
Thursday, 30 July 2020 () Schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutions will remain closed till August 31. Yoga institutes and gymnasiums will be allowed to function from August 5 for which, Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) will be issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) and state government's health ministry. According to...
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that the lockdown in the state's containment zones will continue till August 31. Addressing a press conference, she added that the biweekly total lockdown across West Bengal will also remain in place to check the spread of the...
Coastal and South interior Karnataka likely to experience extremely heavy rainfall in next few days, said India Meteorological Department Scientist K Sathi Devi. "Coastal Karnataka and south interior Karnataka is likely to experience extremely heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours," said K Sathi.
Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Ashwathnarayan on flood situation in Karnataka said that the situation is very challenging due to excessive rains, water logging and landslides. He said, "The situation is very challenging due to excessive rains, water logging and landslides. Government has swung into action and is rescuing people to ensure their safety. The required financial assistance has been provided to respective districts."
Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar on IPS officer Vinay Tiwari put under quarantine by BMC officials stated that guidelines by WHO and ICMR are same for all. "WHO and ICMR guidelines and SOPs are same for all. No one is forced into anything. People can be quarantined either at hotels or placed in home quarantine. SOP was followed. I think it was not forced," said Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar. Patna SP arrived in Mumbai to join Sushant's death case probe.
While speaking to ANI in the national capital on July 09, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel clarified on Ministry's decision to open monuments. "All monuments were allowed to open from July 06 but Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) are very clear, everyone will have to ensure safety and follow local administration guidelines." "If a monument is in red zone and state government disagrees to it, our approval doesn't mean it will open. State government's consent is essential." "In Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI's) virtual conference they said it takes months and years (to get approval for shooting). It is natural that it will be difficult for people of film industry to go to other countries. They should follow Prime Minister Narendra Modi's advice and go to 15 destinations within country in three years," Prahlad Patel added. "I have requested them to go to the north-east and Himalayan states. We will coordinate. I have told them to file application, we will form a strategy. If they apply online, we might permit them within 15-20 days."
Himachal Pradesh has decided to open the state for tourists and the tourism department. The state government will issue standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the functioning of the tourism industry.Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said, "As far as tourism is concerned, the tourists will have to come minimum for five to seven days and SOPs would be issued by Monday."
Delhi-Noida border witnessed slow traffic on June 16 as police maintained strict vigil at the checkpoints. Security personnel are allowing only commuters possessing e-passes and other valid documents. It is mandatory for the commuters to follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) issued by the government.
India on August 08 reported a spike of 61,537 coronavirus cases, and 933 deaths in the last 24 hours. Confirmed infections have gone up to 20,88,612 which includes 6,19,088 active cases. The death toll has risen to 42,518. Meanwhile, 14,27,005 people have beaten the invisible virus in the country, according to the data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Indian Council of Medical Research said the country tested 5,98,778 samples for coronavirus on August 07. 2,33,87,171 samples have been tested as on August 07.
The state Department of Public Health released the guidelines for public, private and charter schools seeking permission from local health officers to resume in-person instruction if they are located..
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Gymnasiums began operations in Assam's Guwahati on August 03. The state government of Assam issued new guidelines for unlock 3.0 on August 02. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued guidelines for..