The government today announced that lockdown in containment zones will continue till July 31 as it unveiled Unlock 2.0 guidelines. The guidelines of ‘Unlock 2’ prohibits opening of educational institutions, international air travel, metro rail, cinema halls, bars, auditoriums, swimming pools, gymnasiums, and large congregations. The MHA has shortened the night curfew timing from 10 PM to 5 AM and stated national directives for COVID management still apply.
After Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu today extended the lockdown in the state till July 31. The intense lockdown in state capital Chennai and four other districts will continue till July 5.