NEW DELHI: The Union Home Ministry whereas extending guideline directives until May 31 has requested to strictly observe containment measures advised by the Health Ministry this month. Issuance of the rules has additionally dominated out nationwide lockdown.
“In an order issued right this moment, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) directed all States and Union Territories (UTs) to contemplate the containment measures, as had been conveyed within the advisory of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), dated 25.four.2021, for rapid implementation based mostly on the evaluation of the state of affairs. It requested the States and UTs to implement the required containment measures, below the related provisions of the Disaster Management (DM) Act, 2005,” MHA mentioned in a press launch.
Health ministry, of their advisory dated 25.four.2021, had requested the States and UTs to establish districts the place both the checks positivity had been greater than 10 per cent or extra within the final one week; or, the place mattress occupancy was greater than 60 per cent; districts fulfilling any of the above two standards ought to be thought-about for taking intensive and native containment measures, the Home Ministry mentioned.
“The implementation framework for group containment/ massive containment areas, as suggested by MoHFW, has additionally been enclosed with the MHA order.
The National Directives for Covid-19 Management shall proceed to be strictly adopted all through the nation.
The MHA order shall be efficient until 31.5.2021,” the Home ministry added.