New Guidelines for effective control of COVID-19 has been released.


  • On 23 March 2021, the Ministry of Home Affairs issued the Guidelines for Effective Control of COVID-19.
  • The guidelines will be effective from 1 April 2021 to 30 April 2021.
  • Based on the guidelines, the containment zones shall continue to be demarcated and the list of containment zones will be notified by the respective District Collectors and by the States/UTs.
    • In the containment zones, the enforced measures include but not limited to
      • Only essential activities shall be carried out
      • No movement of people in or out of these zones, except for essential visits
  •   Meanwhile, all activities have been permitted outside containment zones and the relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) shall be fulfilled for the respective activities.