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Last Updated : Sep 01, 2020 09:56 AM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Unlock 4.0 rules for Rajasthan: What is allowed, what is not

As per the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Rajasthan currently has 14,320 active cases. So far, 1,017 deaths and 62,033 recoveries have been reported from the state.

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No 1, Rajasthan | Rajasthan qualifies as the most corrupt state from this survey with 78 percent citizens admitting to paying a bribe to get their work done. 22 percent had to pay bribes several times while 56 percent paid bribes just once or twice. 22 percent citizens reported that they did not have a need to pay a bribe. (Image: Reuters, for representational purposes)

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on August 29 released guidelines for ‘Unlock 4.0’ which will begin on September 1 upon completion of ‘Unlock 3.0’ on August 31. ‘Unlock 4.0’ will extend until September 30.

A strict lockdown will continue in the containment zones, the ministry said. Adding to relaxations made during the first three stages of ‘Unlock’, the Centre has permitted social/academic/sports/cultural/religious congregations, among others, to be held with a ceiling of 100 persons. This will be effective from September 21.

Easing some restrictions on public transport, the Centre has said that metro rail services can resume in a graded manner starting from September 7.

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Additionally, there will be no restriction on inter-state and intra-state movement of persons and goods. No separate permission or e-permit will be required for such movements.

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Also read: Unlock 4 guidelines | What's allowed and what's not

Schools, colleges and other educational institutions will remain closed until September 30. Cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment parks and theatres (excluding open air theatre) will remain shut.

However, all individuals and establishments will have to maintain physical distancing norms and safety protocols.

Yet, states and Union Territory administrations will be allowed to retain restrictions, when deemed necessary. While states and UTs can still refuse to permit some activities allowed by the central government, they cannot give relaxations for activities that have not been allowed by the Centre yet.

As per the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Rajasthan currently has 14,320 active cases. So far, 1,017 deaths and 62,033 recoveries have been reported from the state. A seven-day lockdown has also been imposed in Rajasthan's Kota Municipal Corporation area from midnight of August 29 to September 6 in light of the rising cases of COVID-19.

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First Published on Sep 1, 2020 09:56 am
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