The Union Home Ministry on Wednesday issued new guidelines of Covid-19. Under these, cinema halls and theaters have now been allowed to operate with more people. Apart from this, now all people will be allowed to use swimming pool, this permission was till now only for players.
According to these guidelines, which will be effective from February 1, there will no longer be any restriction on the interstate and in-state movement of people and goods. This includes trade through land borders under agreements with neighboring countries.
No separate permission, approval, or e-permit will be required for such a movement except for some outside activities in the Containment Zone. These do not include activities that require strict compliance with the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
According to the guidelines, social, religious, sports, entertainment, education and cultural assemblies have already been permitted, with a maximum capacity of 50 percent of the recent capacity or a limit of 200 people in closed places. Now such assemblies will be allowed under the SOP of the respective states and union territories.