The National Disaster Response Authority extended nationwide lockdown until May 31 on Sunday, a development that comes on a day when the number of COVID-19 infections in the country rose to over 90,000.

What is still banned

All domestic and international air travel of passengers, except for domestic medical services, domestic air ambulance and for security purposes or purposes as permitted by MHA.

Metro rail services

Schools, colleges, educational/ training/ coaching institutions etc. will remain closed. Online distance learning to continue to be permitted and encouraged.

Hotels, restaurants and other hospitality services, except those meant for housing health/ police/ Government officials/ healthcare workers/ stranded persons including tourists and for quarantine facilities; and running of canteens at bus depots, railway stations and airports. Restaurants shall be permitted to operate kitchens for home delivery of food Items.

All cinema halls, shopping malls, gymnasiums, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars and auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places. Sports complexes and stadia will be permitted to open; however, spectators will not be allowed.

All social/ political/ sports/ entertainment/academic/cultural/ religious functions/ other gatherings and large congregations.

All religious places/ places of worship shall be closed for public. Religious congregations are strictly prohibited.

All other activities will be permitted except those specifically prohibited.

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