Centre issues new guidelines from Dec 1, permits night curfews
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued fresh Covid-19 guidelines in view of many states reporting a fresh surge in coronavirus cases. The order issued comes with strict guidelines for surveillance and containment measures. The guidelines will be effective from December 1 and last till December 31, the Home Ministry stated.
The order mentioned that no state should impose a lockdown without taking consent from the Central government. However, states can declare containment zones and impose night curfews. Only essential activities would be allowed in the containment zones.