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Centre Announces Lockdown 5.0: Here Are The Updates:- The Centre came out with an announcement that the lockdown is extended till June 30th in the containment regions across the country with May 31st turning the deadline for the completion of the fourth lockdown. On the other side, the unlocking of the country starts from June 8th. The Centre announced several relaxations in this fifth phase of lockdown. All the religious places, shopping malls and restaurants can be reopened in a phased manner starting from June 8th. This is sure a big surprise as the number of cases have seen a rise in the country from the past two weeks. The fourth phase of lockdown ends today and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the country this afternoon.
Government issues order to extend the lockdown in containment zones up to June 30, 2020— PIB India #StayHome #StaySafe (@PIB_India) May 30, 2020
Prohibited activities to be re-opened in a phased manner outside containment zones
Night Curfew timings reduced to 9 PM to 5 AM across the country#Lockdown5 #LockdownExtended #Unlock1 pic.twitter.com/hcGe73KW3u
The containment zones would be under strict lockdown till June 30th. The guidelines of Union Health Ministry should be strictly followed said the Centre. The night curfew will continue from 9 PM till 5 AM. Some standard operating proceedures for hotels, shopping malls, restaurants and religious places will be issued by the Union Home Ministry. Social distancing should be followed strictly as per the update. The schools, colleges and other educational institutions will be reopened in July and the consultations are on with the state governments and the union territories. International flights, metro rail operations, movies theatres, swimming pools, gyms, sports events, entertainment parks, bars and public gatherings are suspended for time being and the relaxation for these would be announced at a later date.
The trains and buses are planned to start their services as per the schedule from tomorrow. People have been asked to follow social distancing and use face masks, sanitizers during their journey.
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