Watch | Lockdown 4.0: A list of what is allowed

A video on the fresh guidelines issues by MHA for Lockdown 4.0

May 18, 2020 05:28 pm | Updated 05:42 pm IST

The Centre has extended the lockdown till May 31 to stem the spread of COVID-19 . The MHA has issued fresh guidelines to allow resumption of economic activities. Here’s a list of what’s allowed and what’s not during Lockdown 4.0. Buses, auto-rickshaws and cab service can operate. Inter-State movement of vehicles to be decided by States mutually. Metro, air and rail services remain suspended, except for those allowed with special permits.

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Religious and political gatherings are prohibited. Weddings cannot have more than 50 guests and funerals not more than 20. Cap on 33% strength in offices done away with. But work from home to be encouraged. Social distancing and staggered work hours to be followed in offices. Wearing of masks is compulsory in public places and at work place.

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Night curfew from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. for non-essential services to remain in force. Vulnerable groups such as those above 65 years, pregnant women and children below 10 to remain at home. Schools, colleges and malls to remain shut. States can decide the delineation of zones into red, green, orange and containment zones. Click here to read the full guidelines

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