Without permission for movie theatres, swimming pools and entertainment parks.
On Monday, Unlock 4.0 Andhra Pradesh Issues Guidelines for the gradual reopening of the state outside of containment zones subject to adherence to certain standard operating procedures (SOPs) and the extension of the lockdown in those areas until September 30.
According to G.O. RT No. 390 issued by Chief Secretary Nilam Sawhney, all activities will be allowed outside of the containment zones, except schools, colleges and educational and training institutions. They will be closed for students and regular class activity until September 30.
However, the following will be allowed: online / distance learning, calling up to 50% of teaching and non-teaching staff to schools for online teaching / tele-counseling and related work (only in areas outside the zones of Containment) and students in classes
9-12 voluntarily visiting their schools for guidance from their teachers subject to the written consent of parents / guardians as of September 21.
Skills / Entrepreneurship training at select institutes will be allowed beginning September 21 Institutions of higher education only for academic researchers (Ph.D.) and graduate students of technical and professional programs that require laboratory / experimental work will be allowed by the Department of Higher Education Education in consultation with the Minister of the Interior on the basis of the assessment of the prevalence of COVID-19. (Unlock 4.0 Andhra Pradesh)
Social, academic, sports, entertainment, cultural, religious, political and other congregation functions of up to 100 people will be allowed as of September 21 with mandatory use of face masks, social distancing, provision for thermal scanning and hand washing or disinfectant.
Marriage-related gatherings with a number of guests not exceeding 50 and funerals / last rites with a number of persons not exceeding 20 will be allowed until September 20, after which a maximum limit of 100 people will apply. Movie theatres, swimming pools, amusement parks and theaters will be closed. The open-air theaters may open from September 21.