Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khatter has announced to split state into three zones for next 16 days as 21 days lockdown ending on Tuesday. CM Khatter today said that in case the lockdown extended which is all likely, the Haryana Government will adopt three zonal protocol & will split state into three zones according to Covid19 cases. Districts like Nuh, Faridabad, Palwal and Gurugram to be put into Red zone, whereas the districts have no Covid19 cases would be in Green zone and districts having few numbers will remain in Orrange zone. After the assessment, Central Government to allow conditional functioning of areas where no new cases of Coronavirus found, as said by PM Modi in his address.
Earlier CM hinted about the consent with Prime Minister formed after Video conference meeting Yesterday. He said PM Modi has hinted to look into the all perspectives and may likely bring new solutions for two more weeks in April. Central Government on one hand seems to rolled out the lockdown till 3rd May, on other hand relaxation to be given after 20 April to selective districts and areas, as per sources. Interacting Chief Ministers of all states Prime Minister Modi laid down the road map for next few days after 14 April, as all states consent on extension of Lockdown in Video Conferencing with PM Modi.
On Sunday Chief Minister said the state would be divided into three zones red, orange and green after 20th April. The effect of zones will function till 3rd May, as nationwide lockdown is set to get extension from Central Govt. Three zones would be Red, Orange and Green as idea given by Prime Minister. In Haryana the red zone would comprise Coronavirus hotspots like Gurugram, Palwal, Nuh and Faridabad whereas the Oange zone would cover those districts reporting few cases and the Green zone where no case has been reported so far in state.
By adopting zonal protocol in districts as preliminary decision after 20th April, Haryana becomes first state of doing so. Speaking on the agricultural relieve, CM Khattar has scheduled the Mandi's prescription to buy farmers crop from 19th April onwards. It is also being said that daily 100 farmers' crop to be bought in one Mandi keeping the social distancing at locations.
Chief Minister also said that so far no Covid19 case has been reported from Kurukshetra, Mahendragarh, Rewari and Jhajjar. The three zones will have different set of rules. We are working on a protocol to form said CM ML Khattar.
Regarding MSME sector he said industries employing lesser workforce could be allowed to function on the condition that they ensure social distancing. Chief Minister also urged builders to observe social distancing too while promising free movement of raw material and finished goods. On agriculture harvesting,CM said the state is facing labour shortage. We are trying to engage MNREGA workers and about 15,000 migrants staying in state’s shelter homes.
Red zone- Will comprise hotspots like Nuh, Gurugram, Faridabad & Palwal
Orange zone- Districts reporting only one or two cases- Rohtak, Hisar, Bhiwani, Jind, Kaithal, Kurukshetra, Charkhi Dadri, Fatehabad and Jhajjar (As on April 12).
Green zone- Districts with no case - Mahendragarh, Rewari, Kurukshetra and Jhajjar
Note- On Friday, some cases are reported in Haryana, are exempted from data.
Authorities have said that Markaz attendees were also identified from Panipat and Ambala, and have been quarantined. After early investigations, 270 of them were quarantined in Government Polytechnic College in Malab and Shaheed Hasan Khan Mewati Government Medical College, Nalhar in Nuh. Nuh, authorities have traced 686 people who are said to have come in contact with the Jamaatis, while 332 are learnt to have gone to Delhi. The number of infected people in this region is over 39, according to officials.