Unlock 7.0: Focus On Containment & ‘COVID-Appropriate’ Behaviour In New Guidelines For Dec


New Delhi: While issuing a set of guidelines for Unlock 7.0, the Home Ministry on Wednesday suggested stricter enforcement of containment zones, contact tracing and encouraging ‘COVID-appropriate’ behaviour.

The states have been asked to step up measures to contain infections especially in areas where a spike has been reported in recent weeks. 

No restriction on InterState and intraState movement

  • There shall be no restriction on inter-State and intra-State movement of persons and goods including those for cross land-border trade under Treaties with neighbouring countries. No separate permission/ approval/ e-permit will be required for such movements.

Protection for vulnerable persons

  • Vulnerable persons, i.e., persons above 65 years of age, persons with co-morbidities, pregnant women, and children below the age of 10 years, are advised to stay at home, except for meeting essential requirements and for health purposes.

Use of Aarogya Setu

  • The use of Aarogya Setu mobile application will continue to be encouraged.

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