INDIA COVID-19 News: Centre Announces Guidelines For Unlock 2.0: Know Here What’s Allowed And What’s Not


JUNE 29, 2020

NEW DELHI, INDIA JUNE 28: Shopkeepers wait for customers at Janpath market, on June 28, 2020 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

The central government on Monday night announced the guidelines for Unlock 2.0 and said it will be in force till July 31.

As per the guidelines, almost all activities are being allowed outside containment zones except a few like the operation of schools, colleges and international travel among others.

What’s allowed?

  • Domestic flights
  • Passenger trains
  • Inter-state and intra-state movement of people and goods
  • Practice of work from home
  • Staggering of work or business hours

What’s not allowed?

  • Educational institutions
  • Metro Rail services
  • Cinema halls
  • Gyms
  • Swimming pools
  • Entertainment parks
  • Theaters
  • Bars
  • Auditoriums,
  • Assembly halls
  • Social gathering
  • Political meetings
  • Entertainment activities
  • Religious functions
  • Large congregations
  • Spitting in public places
  • Consumption of liquor, paan, gutka, tobacco in public places
  • Number of guests more than 50 in a marriage function

Follow the government’s latest guidance on safeguarding yourself during the coronavirus pandemic, including travel advice within and outside the country. The World Health Organization has also busted some myths surrounding coronavirus. The Ministry of Health’s special helpline is available at +91-11-23978046, and