Delhi under full Red Zone of Covid 19, In an order on Friday, the Ministry of Home Affairs extended the nationwide lockdown till May 17. Delhi under full red zone here is all about services, factories and transportation. The MHA has now allowed several activities to be carried out in red, orange and green based on the classification of districts. The instructions mentioned in the order will come into force from 4 May. The minister's statement came a day after the government defined services for the red zone to be allowed, with the Union Health Ministry dividing all districts of India into red, orange and green zones.
Health Minister Satyendra Jain said on Saturday that there are a total of 3,738 COVID-19 positive cases in the national capital, out of which 223 cases were reported on Friday. '1,167 people have been cured so far, 49 are undergoing treatment in ICU and five are on a ventilator,' he said. Satyendra Jain further said that all the 11 districts of Delhi, where more than 10 novel cases of coronavirus have been reported, are classified in 'Red Zone' and the relaxation given in these areas will be as per the government guidelines.
Delhi has 11 districts Delhi- South-East, Central, North, South, North-East, West, Shahdara, East, New Delhi, North-West, South-West have containment zones and positives COVID-19 cases. Among all the districts south-east has the highest positives cases and also the highest containment zones. with 1571 positive cases, the south-east district has 20 active containment zones.
The MHA issues new guidelines for regulating activities during extended lockdowns based on the risk profile of districts in red, orange, green areas. Under the new lockdown guidelines, a limited number of activities will remain restricted despite COVID-19 areas in the country. The Home Ministry said that since May 4 in Lockdown 3, there will be a strict ban on the movement of people for all non-essential activities in all areas. Just two nights before 3 May, the deadline for the extension of the lockdown to expire, the Interior Ministry extended the nationwide lockdown to 17 May for two more weeks once again on Friday 1 May.
Private offices can operate as per the requirement with a power of 33%, with the remaining persons working from home. All government offices will work with senior officers of the level of Deputy Secretary and with full power, and the remaining employees will participate in up to 33% as per requirement.
Most commercial and private establishments are permitted in the Red Zone. These include print and electronic media, IT and IT-enabled services, data and call centres, cold storage and warehousing services, personal security and facility management services, and services provided by self-employed individuals, only barbers and non-people. -Modified goods excluding manufacturing units.
In red areas, movement of people and vehicles is permitted only for approved activities and only two persons with driver in four-wheel vehicles and only one person in two-wheel vehicles. Commercial establishments in Special Economic Zones (SEZs), Export Oriented Units (EOUs), Industrial Estates and Industrial Townships are allowed to follow appropriate social distance norms. Manufacturing of essential commodities such as manufacturing of medicines, medical devices, IT hardware and packaging materials is permitted.
The movement of people by air, rail and road will be done for selective purposes and for the purposes permitted by the MHA during the lockout. The movement of individuals for all non-essential activities will be strictly prohibited during lockdown between 7 pm and 7 pm. In all COVID-19 regions, people above 65, with comradeship, pregnant women except those required to stay home.