Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot, in consultation with his cabinet and based on updates from across the bureaucracy and health department, has extended the Lockdown across Rajasthan for 15 more days. The lockdown will be in place till 8 June.
The decision to extend the lockdown has been taken following the continuing pressure on the health infrastructure due to the incoming patients and death rate. Despite the positivity rate decreasing over the last 10 days, the death rate has still been a matter of concern. While the lockdown has been extended by 15 days, district will be given an opportunity to review their status and release the lockdown in a phased manner after 1 June.
Following are the allowances, permissions and restrictions for the next 15 days in Rajasthan
This extension has been named Tri-Stariya Jan Anushaasan Lockdown (Three Tier Public Discipline Lockdown), through which social behavior and COVID protocol will be addressed at family, ward, village, city and state level.
At the first level, it has been recommended that people do not visit each other’s homes. If important, then the meeting should be in an open area, with proper social distancing. This needs to be done to ensure that family members, especially elders and children stay protected. At the second level, it has been recommended that each society, ward, village ensures that people outside follow social distancing protocols and at no point should there be more than 5 people together.
The third tier of this lockdown will be to ensure that inter district travel, village to village travel and city to village travel is restricted only for medical emergencies and permitted categories.
The Chief Minister has categorically stated that Marriage functions have been the biggest reason for the rise in infection and the restrictions need to continue till 30 June.
Jaipur model of Track, Test and Treat will be implemented across all the districts of the state.