Decision On International Flights, Gyms to be made in India after First 2 Phases Of Lockdown, Based on the situation of the first two phases, the government will decide on the dates for reopening International flights and all other services and places, said the Home Ministry.
The government said today that it will consider reopening international flights, metro trains, cinemas and gyms after the first two phases of lockdown, which kicks in on June 8 with the opening of places of worship, malls, restaurants and hotels..
Domestic and International flights were stopped after the lockdown necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic was announced by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in late March. This week, the government has allowed domestic flights to resume, but with strict social distancing and safety guidelines.
The government has also been bringing Indians stranded abroad back home on special flights, in which they are to pay for their own tickets.
Business owners have been asking the government to allow their customer to return as they didn’t have enough earrings since the lockdown measures as been necessitated.
In the announcement made today, the center allowed a three-phased reopening of all services and stores outside the containment zones.
The government said lockdown will be in force in all containment zones till June 30 and only essential services will be allowed in containment zones.
45,000 Indians have been flown home from abroad under the centre’s “Vande Bharat Mission” that was introduced on May 7 to bring back stranded Indians amid the pandemic, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. It said one lakh more will be flown home till June 13.
India reported the highest in the number of new coronavirus cases and those who died due to the deadly virus with 7,964 fresh cases and 265 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, which brings the total to 1,73,763 cases, according to data released by the Health Ministry this morning.
The country has recorded 4,971 deaths since the pandemic began. Over 80,000 patients have recovered so far. Of these, a total number of 11,264 patients recovered in the last 24 hours.