The central govt has issued guidelines for the third phase of the plan to bring the country out of the lockdown and allow more activities outside the containment zones.
Under Unlock 3, which will be effective from August 1, Yoga studios and gyms will be allowed to reopen from August 5 and the Health Ministry will issue a standard operating procedure for such establishments.
The Centre has done away with night curfew. Schools, colleges and other educational institutes will remain closed. Independence day celebrations have also been allowed with social distancing and adherence to Covid-19 health protocols.
Metro trains, cinema halls, entertainment parks, bars, swimming pools and similar places shall continue to be closed. Ban on social gatherings, group and sporting activities to remain. The new set of guidelines will be in place till August 31.