How will Unlock 1.0 unravel in Rajasthan?
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has allowed further relaxation in lockdown 5.0 or Unlock 1.0. As the nation gears for the unlock, the Rajasthan government has extended the lockdown till June 30 and issued fresh guidelines for the fifth phase. The decision has been taken by the government considering the fresh cases of Covid-19 being reported. The Rajasthan government has advised the general public that they have to live with a coronavirus situation, as per the guidelines issued by the MHA. However, the state government has given major relief to the people in terms of commuting within the state and inter-state as well. But there will be some ease in the containment zones post-June 8 and rest of the areas will open up. There would be a buffer zone out of the containment zone to release the facilities and to open up in the phased manner. As per the revised guidelines, the state government has also advised the beauty parlours, shops, and community parks and follow social distancing norms. Apart from this, the government offices are allowed to function with full strength but in three shifts, according to the new rules. Looking at the current scenario, no religious places or schools to be open until 30 June. From 7 pm to 7 am current timing, the government has also eased night curfew from 9 pm to 5 am. Even the monuments and museums in the State will be open for the public. Entry will be free for the first two weeks. The timing will be 9 am to 2 pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays in the first week starting June 1. And from next week, the same will open for four days from 9 am to 1 pm and from 3 pm to 5 pm. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot during his video address also added that the state wouldn't function without the cooperation of people, tackling the coronavirus would not have been possible. The aim of the government is to re-start economic activities in the state.
Sources: WHO, CDC, ECDC, NHC of the PRC, JHU CSSE, DXY, QQ, and various international media
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