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List of notifications/circulars/advisory

01 August 2021 - 31 August, 2021

  Last Updated On Issuing Authority Applicability Nature of directions Copy of notification/source
  August 31, 2021 Bangalore Police Bangalore Bengaluru police have extended prohibitory orders under S. 144 of CrPC in the city to prevent a rise in Covid-19 cases till midnight of September 13. The assembly of more than four people will be restricted in public places, but bus stands, metro stations, railway stations and airports are exempted, the city police said in an order. Meanwhile, the night curfew will remain in force from 9 pm to 5 am.. Read here
  August 30, 2021 Tamil Nadu Government Tamil Nadu Looking at the rising cases of coronavirus in the neighbouring state, the Tamil Nadu government on Monday imposed fresh restrictions in the state till September 15. All religious places will remain closed from Friday to Sunday, entry to the sea beaches will be prohibited on Sundays. Read here
  August 30, 2021 Uttarakhand government Uttarakhand The Uttarakhand government has extended Covid curfew till 7th September Read here
  August 28, 2021 Union Ministry of Home Affairs India MHA extends Covid guidelines till Sept 30, directs localized measures ahead of festive season. The Government said that the earlier order regarding the implementation of Covid-19 protocols, which was issued on June 29, will now be enforced up to September 30, 2021. Read here
  August 27, 2021 Union Home Secretary Maharashtra and Kerala Maharashtra, Kerala asked to impose night curfew as Covid cases spike. Read here
  August 26, 2021 Health Department Gurugram Offices reminded to strictly follow Covid-19 safeguards Read here
  August 23, 2021 Uttarakhand Government Uttarakhand State Government has extended the Covid-induced curfew across the state till 31 August. Read here
  August 23, 2021 Airport Authority of Lucknow Lucknow Airport Lucknow Airport now has an instant Covid RT-PCR facility that will allow passengers boarding for international flights at Lucknow Airport to avail the facility of on the spot RT-PCR test. Read here
  August 22, 2021 Goa Government Goa

The Goa government has extended the ongoing Covid-induced curfew till August 30.  Inter-state movement is prohibited except for

– those carrying Covid negative test report (Only RT-PCR test will be accepted in case of a person coming from Kerala) for a test done within 72 hours prior to entering in Goa.

-Persons entering in Goa for medical emergencies on the production of proof.

Read here
  August 22, 2021 United Arab Emirates Indians travelling to UAE The UAE is looking to slowly ease travel restrictions and will offer tourist visas to Indian passport holders who have not been to the country in the last 14 days. Read here
  August 20, 2021 Uttar Pradesh Government Uttar Pradesh In the wake of drop in COVID-19 cases in the state, the UP government has announced that the weekend curfew on Sunday will not be imposed anymore. The markets will open normally like weekdays, Read here
  August 20, 2021 Andhra Pradesh Government Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh: Night curfew in the State has been reduced by one hour. It will be in force from 11 pm to 6 am instead of 10 pm to 6 am till August 21. Read here
  August 17, 2021 Andhra Pradesh Government Andhra Pradesh As Coronavirus situation continues to remain tense, the Andhra Pradesh government has decided to extend the Covid curfew till August 21. The Covid curfew is observed between 10 pm to 6 am Read here
  August 17, 2021 Air India - Latest State wise quarantine restrictions issued by Air India - dated 17 August 2021 Read here
  August 17, 2021 United Kingdom United Kingdom Given the under-control COVID situation, the UK government has eased travel restrictions for India. In its updated travel advisory, the country has removed 'all but essential' travel advice for India under its COVID traffic light system . Read here
  August 17, 2021 United States Government United States

The US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and US State Department eased travel restrictions for India, issuing a Level 2 rating for the country.

The CDC's advisory is now 'Level 2: Moderate' and the state department lowered its rating to 'Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution'.

Read here
  August 17, 2021 Chandigarh administration Chandigarh Chandigarh administration has lifted several restrictions imposed across the union territory to curb the spread of Covid-19 infection. Night curfew has been full withdrawn in the region. All restaurants and bars in the city have been allowed to function from 8 am to 12 am in the midnight with a 50 per cent seating capacity. Read here
  August 16, 2021 Uttarakhand government Uttarakhand The Uttarakhand government has decided to extend the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) restrictions for another seven days. The curfew will remain in force in the state from 6am on August 17 to 6am on August 24. Read here
  August 16, 2021 Assam government Assam As per the revised guidelines issued by the Assam government, all shops, commercial establishments, offices, banks, will be allowed to remain open till 6 pm and curfew will be clamped from 7 pm to 5 am Read here
  August 16, 2021 Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Mumbai The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Monday announced that all public gardens, playgrounds, chowpatties and beaches in Mumbai will now remain open from 6 am to 10 pm as part of fresh relaxations in COVID-19 restrictions. Read here
  August 14, 2021 Karnataka government Karnataka The Karnataka government has decided to delegate to district authorities the power to formulate Covid containment measures instead of imposing a statewide curfew.
Along with this, the existing guidelines – night curfew across the state and weekend curfew in border districts – will continue.
Read here
  August 12, 2021 Government of Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh With active Covid-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh dropping, the state government has eased the weekend curfew and will now allow activities on Saturday as well.
Now, the Covid curfew will be implemented from 10pm on Saturday to 6am on Monday.
Read here
  August 12, 2021 Government of Maharashtra Maharashtra Maharashtra government has announced revised guidelines with effect from 15 Aug 2021 including: (i) fully vaccinated people will be allowed to enter malls, (ii) private offices can function in staggered shifts 24 hours a day, (iii) a maximum of 200 people are now allowed at weddings that are held in the open. However, in enclosed halls, the number of people allowed for a wedding will be 50 per cent of the hall's capacity. Read here
  August 12, 2021 Government of West Bengal West Bengal The West Bengal government on Thursday extended the Covid-related restrictions in the state till 30 August, The night curfew will be relaxed by two hours in Bengal and will now be effective from 11 pm to 5 am. Read here
  August 09, 2021 Government of Karnataka Karnataka After restrictions on people arriving from Kerala, the Chamarajanagar district administration (Border of Karnataka) has now made it mandatory for travellers from Tamil Nadu to furnish negative Covid-19 reports that are not older than 72 hours at the time of arrival. Read here
  August 09, 2021 Government of Uttarakhand Uttarakhand The Uttarakhand government on Monday extended the ongoing Covid-induced curfew in the state by another week. The new curfew comes into effect from 6 am on August 10 till 6 am on August 17. Read here
  August 09, 2021 Government of Goa Goa In view of the threat posed by a possible third wave of COVID-19, the Goa government has announced the extension of state-level curfew for one week with the same conditions/relaxations. Read here
  August 09, 2021 Government of Maharashtra Maharashtra Maharashtra government has allowed further relaxations including - shops will be permitted to remain open till 8 pm instead of 4 pm in the districts where Covid infections have reduced. Fully vaccinated people will be allowed to travel on local trains from August 15. Those who have completed 14 days after their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine can apply on a specially-created app to get a special railway pass. Read here
  August 07, 2021 Government of Goa Goa Goa revises COVID-19 guidelines for tourists, mandates negative RT-PCR report. Read here
  August 07, 2021 Government of Mizoram  Mizoram Mizoram Uplifts Lockdown Restrictions To Boost State's Economy Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases. Read here
  August 06, 2021 Government of Karnataka  Karnataka Karnataka Lockdown: Govt Imposes Night Curfew, Weekend Restrictions in Districts Bordering Kerala and Maharashtra. Read here
  August 06, 2021 Government of Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu extends lockdown until August 23, adds more restrictions. Read here
  August 06, 2021 Karnataka government Karnataka In view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation, Karnataka government has announced that the ongoing night curfew across the state will now be imposed from 9 pm till 5 am. Weekend curfew will also be imposed around the border districts of both states. Read here
  August 05, 2021 Ministry of Home Affairs India The MHA has issued an order regarding covid protocols to be followed in the Independence day celebrations across India. Download here
  August 04, 2021 United Kingdom United Kingdom Fully vaccinated Indians flying to the United Kingdom will no longer need mandatory 10-day hotel quarantine as India has been moved from the country's "red" to "amber" list.  Indian nationals can now quarantine at a location of their choice for 10 days after arriving in the UK. They will retain the option to "Test to Release" after five days of quarantine. Read here
  August 02, 2021 UAE government UAE 

The United Arab Emirates will lift the ban on entry of passengers from India and five other countries from 5 August, the National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority (NCEMA) has announced.

While restrictions on travel from India to UAE are still in place, those Indians who have a valid residency permit and are fully vaccinated -- at least 14 days prior to the travel -- are included in the exempted category

Read here
  August 02, 2021 Maharashtra government Maharashtra  The Maharashtra government on Monday issued a fresh ‘Break The Chain Order’ as per which Level-3 restrictions, which are presently in place across the state, will continue to remain in effect in 11 districts, including Pune. Read here
  August 01, 2021 French Government Passengers travelling to France Travel restrictions have been eased by France for travelers from India, including students and researchers, reports citing a French embassy official said on August 2. Since July 23, India has been put on ‘amber’ list, which includes countries whose residents are permitted to enter France if they have been fully vaccinated. Read here
  August 01, 2021 Government of Goa Goa The Goa government on Sunday extended the ongoing lockdown restrictions in the state till August 9, 2021. Read here
  August 01, 2021 Government of Karnataka  Travelers from Kerala and Maharashtra to Karnataka The Karnataka government has tightened Covid-induced curbs making mandatory negative RT-PCR reports for those entering the state from Kerala and Maharashtra. According to a circular issued by the state government, the negative certificate should not be older than 72 hours irrespective of the vaccination status. Read here