Lockdown period extended to more weeks which actually ends on May 3rd. Prime Minister extended the 21days lockdown period into a 40 days long-run period which is in ends on May 3rd. Home ministry of India issued an order under disaster management Act 2005 to extend them nationwide lockdown for 2 more weeks after May 4th.

Centre also said that did told you to coronavirus as risen to 1152 making the total number of cases as 35,365. Ministry of women affairs also issued several new guidelines and activities to be followed during the new lockdown period based on the risk profiling of the districts in the country. 3 zones were differentiated red zone hotspot Green Zone and orange zone.

The new guidelines have considerable relaxation for Green Zone and orange zone.

No problem in dealing with the issue of coronavirus the first patient in the army is cured and the Jawan is back on duty Army so far as had only 14 cases of which five have been cured and they have returned to work

Army Chief General Manoj M Naravane

MHA NEW GUIDELINES

Whereas under directions of the National Disaster Management Authority
(NDMA), guidelines on lockdown measures to contain the spread of cOVID-19 in all parts of the country were issued vide Order of even number dated 24.03.2020 under the Disaster Management Act 2005 for a period of 21 days with effect from 25.03.2020. Under further directions of NDMA, the lockdown period was extended upto 03.05.2020 vide Order of even number dated 14.04.2020, and consolidated revised guidelines were issued vide Order of even number dated 15.04.2020.

Whereas in the exercise of the powers under section 6(2)0) of the Disaster
Management Act, 2005, NDMA has issued an Order number 1-29/2020-PP dated 01.05.2020 directing the Chairperson, NEC that lockdown measures be continued to be implemented in all parts of the country, for a further period of two weeks with effect from 04.05.2020;

Whereas under directions of the aforesaid Order of NDMA dated 01.05.2020
and in the exercise of the powers, conferred under Section 10(2)0) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, the undersigned, in his capacity as Chairperson, NEC hereby issues directions to all the Ministries/ Departments of Government of India, State/Union Territory Governments and State/Union Territory Authorities that the lockdown period is extended for a further period of two weeks with effect from 04.05.2020.

Whereas, in the exercise of the powers, conferred under Section 10(2)) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, the undersigned, in his capacity as Chairperson, NEC, hereby issues new guidelines on lockdown measures, as annexed, which will come into effect from 04.05.2020 for a period of two weeks, for strict implementation.

New Guidelines on the measures to be taken by Ministries/ Departments of
Government of India, State uUT Governments and state UT authorities for
containment of coVID-19 in the country for the extended period of National
Lockdown for a further period of two weeks with effect from 4th May, 2020.

As per Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Order No. 40-3/2020-DM-I (A) dated 1sMay, 2020]

  1. With the extension of the Lockdown period for a further period of two weeks
  2. With effect from 4″ May 2020, new guidelines, as under, will be applicable
  3. based on the risk profiling of the districts into Red (Hotspot), Green and Orange Zones.
  4. identification of Red (Hotspots), Green and Orange Zones Based on their risk profile, the criteria for dividing the districts of the country into three zones, viz., green, red and orange, will be as follows

A. Green Zones: Green Zones shall be defined as per the following
criteria: districts with zero confirmed case to date; or, districts with no confirmed case in the last 21 days.
B. Red Zones or Hotspot Districts: Districts shall be defined as Red
Zones or Hotspot districts, by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
(MoHFW), Government of India (Gol), taking into account the total number
of active cases, doubling rate of confirmed cases, the extent of testing, and surveillance feedback.
C. Orange zones: Districts, which are neither defined as Red nor as

Green Zones, shall be Orange Zones.

I. MoHFW will share the list of Red Zone (Hotspot), Orange Zone and Green
Zone districts and related information with State/ UTs on a weekly basis or
earlier as required. States UTs, on review, may consider the inclusion of
additional districts as Red Zone (Hotspots) and Orange Zone districts
depending on the extent of the spread of CoviD-19 infection. However, States
and UTs may not lower the classification of any district, which is included in the list of Red Zone (Hotspots) and Orange Zone districts by MoHFW.
ii. Districts classified either as Red or Orange Zones may have one or more
Municipal Corporation (MC) areas. In such cases, States/ UTs and District administrations may make an assessment of the distribution of ca ace
the jurisdiction of the MC(s): and the area falling in boundaries. In such cases, the classification of zones shall h following within range.

A. In case the district is classified as a Red Zone, and, there is no
a confirmed case in the last 21 days in the area of the district outside the
limits of the MC(s), this area may be labeled as an Orange Zone.
However, due caution may be exercised in such areas so that they remain free from COVID-19 cases.
B. In case the district is classified as an Orange Zone, and, there is no
a confirmed case in the last 21 days in the area of the district Outside the
limits of the MC(s), this area may be labeled as a Green Zone
However, due caution may be exercised in such areas so that they remain free from COVID-19 cases.
C. In the case in the area of the district outside the limits of the MC (s) does
have one or more confirmed case(s) in the last 21 days, this part of the district shall continue to be labeled as a Red or Orange Zone, as per
d. While assessing the classification of a zone, cases should be registered the classification of the district in the zone where the case originates, rather than where it is treated.
3. identification of Containment zones
Containment Zones shall be demarcated within Red (Hotspots) and Orange
Zones by States/ UTs and District Administrations based on the guidelines of
MoHFW. The boundary of the Containment Zone shall be defined by District
Administrations taking into account the following factors: mapping of cases
and contacts, geographical dispersion of cases and contacts, area with well-demarcated perimeter, and enforceability.

i. The boundary of the Containment Zone will be a residential colony, mohalla, municipal ward, municipal zone, Police Station area, towns, etc., in case of urban areas; and, a village, a cluster of villages, Gram Panchayats, group of Police Stations, blockS, etc., in the case of rural areas.

The protocol within Containment zones

ii. Intensive surveillance mechanism as outlined in the Standard Operating
protocols) Issued by MoHFW is to be established within the Containment
Zone. The local authority shall ensure 100% coverage of the Aarogya Setu app among the residents of Containment Zones.

v. In the Containment Zone, the following activities shall be undertaken by the local authorities:

a. Contact Tracing.
d. Home or institutional quarantining of individuals based on risk
assessment by medical officers risk assessment will be based on the Testing of all cases with Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI). House to house surveillance by special teams constituted for these symptoms, Contact with confirmed cases, and travel history. Influenza-Like less (L) and other symptoms specified by MOHFW.

e. Clinical management of all cases as per protocol.
f. Counseling and educating people; and establishing effective
communication strategies.

V. In these Containment Zones, within Red (Hotspots) and Orange Zones,
where maximum precaution is required, there shall be a strict perimeter
control to ensure that there is no movement of population in or out of these
zones except for medical emergencies and for maintaining a supply of essential goods and services. The guidelines issued in this regard by MoHFW will be strictly implemented by State/ UT Governments and the local district authorities.

4. The following activities will continue to remain prohibited across the
country, irrespective of the zone, for a period of two weeks with effect from 4th May 2020:

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