The Unlock 5 guidelines issued in September by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will remain in force till 30 November, the Central Government said on Tuesday.
“The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an order on Tuesday to extend the guidelines for re-opening, issued on 30.09.2020, to remain in force upto 30.11.2020,” a statement issued by the government read.
The guidelines issued last month had allowed reopening of cinema halls, swimming pools for sports training and gatherings with restrictions.
While most of the activities have been permitted, some activities involving large number of people, have been allowed with some restrictions and subject to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) being followed regarding health and safety precautions. These activities include — metro rail, shopping malls, hotel, restaurants, hospitality services, religious places, yoga and training institutes, gymnasiums, cinemas; entertainment park, etc.