Amid the confusion over what will remain open and what will not during the extended lockdown that ends on May 17, MHA has clarified that barbers, spas and salons will be open only in orange and green zone areas. However, the restrictions will continueto remain the same in the red zone areas.
Here are the guidelines issued by the government to follow amid the extended nationwide lockdown.
On Friday the Home Ministry issued an order, extending the pan-India lockdown by two more weeks. Lockdown 3.0 however will see some relaxations for some areas.
The next phase of lockdown, according to the MHA will permit "considerable relaxations" when it came to the districts that fall in the Green and Orange zones.
So, does that mean spas, salons, barber shops and other similar facilities will be open? What about restaurants and bars?
None of these will be available at this time in red zones.
As per the updated guidelines provided by the MHA, hospitality services will not be functional at this time for any zone.
An additional clarification by the MHA also adds that "in the Red Zones, outside the Containment Zones, certain activities are prohibited in addition to those prohibited throughout the country".