Coronavirus: What’s allowed in orange zones in Lockdown 3.0

The MHA has acknowledged that districts which might be neither outlined as inexperienced nor purple zones will fall into the class of orange zones.

Policeman patrol streets of Hyderabad on Might 1 (Picture Credit: PTI)

The Ministry of Dwelling Affairs (MHA) in its order on Friday prolonged the nationwide lockdown for an additional 14 days, until Might 17, 2020. Other than defining what would result in the classification of a district into purple, orange and inexperienced zone, the MHA has additionally allowed sure financial actions to renew from Might four onwards.

All instructional establishments, together with colleges, faculties, coaching/teaching centres, will stay closed regardless of the zone. The identical will apply to air, rail, metro and highway journey with only a few exceptions. The federal government has additionally permitted hospital OPDs and medical clinics to function in all zones, except containment zones.

The MHA has acknowledged that districts which might be neither outlined as inexperienced nor purple zones will fall into the class of orange zones. A purple zone will probably be categorised as an orange zone if it studies no new confirmed case of Covid-19 in 21 days.

Taxis and cab operators will probably be allowed to function in orange zones, with 1 driver and two passengers.

The inter-district motion of people and autos is allowed just for permitted actions.

Personal four-wheelers will probably be allowed to ply on the roads solely with two passengers other than a driver.

All financial actions which have been permitted in purple zones will even be allowed to renew in orange zones from Might four onwards. These embody SEZs, EOUs, and manufacturing items of important items, IT {hardware}, jute and packaging materials.

In orange zones, solely in-situ development will probably be allowed in city areas other than development of renewable vitality tasks.

E-commerce actions will probably be allowed just for supply of important items.

All authorities places of work will probably be allowed to operate as per the norms outlined for purple zones.

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