The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an order on Tuesday to extend the guidelines for re-opening, issued on September 30, to remain in force up to November 30, 2020.
There will be strict lockdown until November 30 in the containment zones according to the order.
No separate permission/approval/e-permit will be required for such movements.
The order also mentions that there shall be no restriction on inter-state and intra-state movement of persons and goods.
With a spike of 36,470 in new COVID-19 cases and 488 deaths in 24 hours, India’s tally stood at 79,46,429, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday. This is the lowest spike in new cases in the last three months.
Out of the total COVID-19 cases recorded on Tuesday, 6,25,857 are currently active, 72,01,070 have been discharged, while 1,19,502 lost the battle against the pandemic.
While the recovery rate stands at 90.23 per cent, the fatality rate is 1.50 per cent, the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare showed on Tuesday.