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List of notifications/circulars/advisory
01 February 2022 - 28 February 2022
|Last Updated On||Issuing Authority||Applicability||Nature of directions||Copy of notification/source|
|February 27, 2022||Kerala Government||Kerala||Kerala government on Sunday decided to lift all restrictions imposed on cinema theatres and hotels and restaurants in the wake of Covid-19.||Read here|
|February 26, 2022||DDMA||Delhi||The Delhi government on February 26 lifted all COVID-19 restrictions in view of the declining number of coronavirus infections being reported daily.||Read here|
|February 26, 2022||Orissa Government||Orissa||Odisha Government has issued detailed guidelines for celebration of the Maha Shivratri festival, falling on March 1 this year. The local authorities have been authorized to decide the number of persons to attend any religious ritual in their respective jurisdictions with strict adherence to Covid appropriate behavior and norms||Read here|
|February 25, 2022||Ministry of Home Affairs||India||MHA has urged the states to follow Risk Assessment based approach for reopening of all economic activities. Central Government has asked all the states to ease all the covid restrictions keeping in mind the low productivity rates.||Download here|
|February 25, 2022||DDMA||Delhi||As Covid positivity rate in the city continues to hover around 1 per cent or less, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Friday decided to lift all restrictions imposed in the national capital. It has also allowed schools to discontinue online/hybrid classes in favour of physical classes from April 1. The new guidelines are likely to come into effect from Monday, February 28.||Read here|
|February 23, 2022||Karnataka Government||Karnataka||Karnataka Health Minister has said that all government and private hospitals in the state will discontinue precautionary Covid 19 testing of asymptomatic patients before hospitalisation, surgeries, scanning and other medical procedures.||Read here|
|February 23, 2022||Maharashtra Government||Maharashtra||
The Maharashtra government on Tuesday asserted that the COVID restrictions for unvaccinated commuters on the local train and other modes of public transport are still in operation
|February 23, 2022||DDMA||Delhi||As COVID-19 cases continue to decline in the national capital, a meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has been scheduled for February 25 (Friday) and a decision on further easing of restrictions is likely to be taken||Read here|
|February 23, 2022||-||India||
India may resume regular international flights from the middle of March as the aviation ministry has sought the health ministry’s approval to resume regular international flights.
|February 21, 2022||Maharashtra Government||Maharashtra||The state government informed Bombay High Court it will withdraw its order mandating vaccine certificate for commuting through local trains. However, the Maharashtra Covid task force members have insisted on continuing ban on unvaccinated and the use of masks.||Read here|
|February 21, 2022||Maharashtra Government||Maharashtra||With the flattening of the pandemic curve in Maharashtra, the state is planning to provide further relaxation to the Covid-19 induced restrictions this week.||Read here|
|February 21, 2022||UAE||UAE||Travellers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to India are now exempted from pre-departure RTPCR test if they have received both doses of Covid-19 vaccines in India.||Read here|
|February 20, 2022||Election Commission||Punjab, Uttar Pradesh||Voters with Covid-19 symptoms will be asked to cast their vote during the last hour of polling. They will be provided a PPE kit for their safety and all the others at the polling booth.
|February 20, 2022||United Kingdom||British Prime Minister Boris Johnson intends to set out plans next week to remove self-isolation requirements for people infected with COVID-19. Britain would become the first major European country to allow people who know they are infected with COVID-19 to freely use shops, public transport and go to work.||Read here|
|February 19, 2022||Government of Uttar Pradesh||Uttar Pradesh||In its latest guidelines, Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to end the night curfew from February 19th amid a decline in Covid cases.||Read here|
|February 16, 2022||Government of India||India||As the Covid-19 pandemic in the country indicates a sustained downward trend, the Central government on Wednesday (February 16, 2022) asked all the states and union territories to review and amend or end additional Covid-19 restrictions.||Read here|
|February 16, 2022||Government of Haryana||Haryana||The Haryana government has removed all Covid-19 related restrictions from the state due to decline in cases.||Read here|
|February 16, 2022||DDMA||Delhi||Delhi likely to end Covid curbs in next DDMA meeting amid low positivity rate.||Read here|
|February 15, 2022||Government of Rajasthan||Rajasthan||Rajasthan Govt orders mandatory RT-PCR test on arrival for international passengers||Read here|
|February 15, 2022||Government of West Bengal||West Bengal||West Bengal has withdrawn the ban on incoming international flights effective Tuesday. However, international passengers either have to be fully vaccinated or go through an RT-PCR test within 72 hours from flight departure, an official statement reads.||Read here|
|February 14, 2022||Government of Assam||Assam||Assam government will withdraw all COVID-19 restrictions in the state from February 15||Read here|
|February 14, 2022||Sikhim Government||Sikhim||The government in Sikkim has announced that COVID restrictions will now be lifted in the state. The decision comes after Sikkim saw a significant decline in COVID 19 cases.||Read here|
|February 14, 2022||Government of UP||UP||Night curfew timings in UP have been relaxed: It will be imposed from 11 pm (to 6.00 am) instead of 10 pm||Read here|
|February 13, 2022||Government of Uttar Pradesh||Uttar Pradesh||
Amid a dip in Covid cases, night curfew in Uttar Pradesh has been relaxed by an hour. Now, the night curfew will be imposed from 11 pm (to 6.00 am) instead of 10 pm.
|February 12, 2022||Gautam Buddha Nagar administration||Noida||The Gautam Buddha Nagar District Administration has announced relaxation in some curbs such as reopening of restaurants and malls.||Read here|
|February 12, 2022||Government of Karnataka||Karnataka||With a decline in Covid-19 cases in the country, Karnataka Government has lifted restrictions imposed on Maharashtra residents regarding mandatory Covid-19 tests People arriving from Maharashtra will no longer require a negative RT-PCR test report to enter Karnataka.||Read here|
|February 11, 2022||Government of Uttar Pradesh||Uttar Pradesh||Uttar Pradesh Government has issued revised Covid-19 guidelines on Friday. As per the revised guidelines, schools in the state will reopen for all classes on Monday, February 14. Private and Government offices are permitted to function at full capacity.||Read here|
|February 11, 2022||United Kingdom||Passengers travelling to United Kingdom||UK Government have eased the Covid-19 travel restrictions. Vaccinated travellers will now be able to enter UK without having to take any coronavirus tests. British residents and visitors who have had at least two doses of an approved coronavirus vaccine need to fill out a passenger locator form before travelling to UK. Unvaccinated people still have to take tests before and after arriving but no longer need to self-isolate until they get a negative result.||Read here|
|February 10, 2022||Union Health Ministry||International travellers||
Union Healthy Ministry has issued revised guidelines for international passengers arriving in India from February 14. In the revised guidelines, a 14-day self-monitoring recommendation post-arrival has been added as against the seven-day mandatory home quarantine required earlier. The demarcation of 'at-risk' countries has also been removed. Travelers from 'at-risk' countries now don’t need to give samples on the port of arrival and wait till the result is obtained.
|February 10, 2022||Government of Himachal Pradesh||Himachal Pradesh||Himachal Pradesh Government has lifted night curfew across state and eased several COVID-19 restrictions.||Read here|
|February 10, 2022||
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
|India||Guidelines for International Arrivals - effective from February 14. The mandatory seven-day home quarantine for all international passengers arriving in India has been removed. The new guidelines, require passengers to self-monitor their health for 14 days after arrival and isolate in case they develop symptoms of Covid-19.||Read here|
|February 08, 2022||Government of Kerala||Kerala||Kerala government has lifted the Sunday lockdown owing to decrease in Covid cases. Schools and colleges have been allowed to conduct classes till evening.||Read here|
|February 08, 2022||Government of Kerala||Kerala||The Kerala administration has issued travel guidelines for international air passengers entering Kerala. The Health Department of Kerala has stated that only those showing COVID symptoms, among NRIs and international travellers entering the state, will now be tested for Coronavirus.||Read here|
|February 07, 2022||Government of Assam||Assam||Assam will withdraw all Covid restrictions from February 15, owing to citing a sharp decline in new cases over the past two weeks.||Read here|
|February 07, 2022||Australia||Australia||
Australia has announced the reopening of its borders to vaccinated tourists and other visa holders for the first time in almost two years.
|February 07, 2022||DGCI||India||DCGI grants emergency use permission to single-dose Sputnik Light Covid-19 vaccine||Read here|
|February 06, 2022||Government of Haryana||Haryana||With daily Covid cases coming down, the Haryana Government has allowed Government and Private offices to operate at full capacity. It also permitted entertainment parks and exhibitions halls to open with 50% capacity, provided they follow strict Covid protocols and maintained social distancing.||Read here|
|February 04, 2022||DDMA||Delhi||The Delhi Disaster Management Authority has eased covid restrictions with certain relaxations including exemption to solo drivers from wearing masks in cars.||Read here|
|February 04, 2022||Government of Karnataka||Karnataka||Karnataka Government has eased covid restrictions and has allowed theatres, gyms, yoga centers and swimming pools in the state to operate at full capacity.||Read here|
|February 04, 2022||Government of Kerala||Kerala||The Kerala Government has decided to ease up on Covid-19 curbs and reopen schools and colleges in the State. Colleges will reopen on February 7, while Classes 1 to 9 in schools will begin on February 14.||Read here|
|February 04, 2022||DDMA||Delhi||The Delhi Disaster Management Authority, or DDMA, has allowed opening of Schools, colleges, spas, gyms, and coaching institutes in Delhi from Monday.
The duration of night curfew has been reduced by an hour; it's now from 11 pm to 5 am.
|February 04, 2022||Rajasthan Government||Rajasthan||The Rajasthan government has decided to end the night curfew in the state, which has been in place since the second wave of Covid-19 last year.||Read here|
|February 04, 2022||Gujarat Government||Gujarat||The Gujarat government on Thursday night issued fresh guidelines for the marriage functions in the state and extended the night curfew till February 11.||Read here|
|February 03, 2022||Maharashtra Government||Maharashtra||The Maharashtra government has relaxed Covid restrictions in 11 districts, including Pune, which have high vaccination coverage. The districts where restrictions have been relaxed have 90 per cent population vaccinated with the first dose and 70 per cent population vaccinated with both doses. These include: Pune, Satara, Sangli, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Sindhudurg, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Bhandara, Gondia and Chandrapur.||Read here|
|February 02, 2022||Government of Qatar||Qatar||Qatar has updated the travel list and has banned six countries due to health and safety reasons. According to the Ministry of Public Health report, the names of the banned countries are India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, Nepal and Egypt. The list was effective on 30 January at 7 pm||Read here|
|February 02, 2022||Government of West Bengal||West Bengal||Citing a dip in new Covid-19 cases, the West Bengal government has eased restrictions for schools, colleges, private offices, restaurants. Private offices have been allowed to resume operations with 75 per cent attendance||Read here|
|February 02, 2022||Maharashtra Government||Maharashtra||The Maharashtra government on Monday further eased Covid restrictions across the state, allowing national parks, safaris and all tourist spots to remain open as per regular timings. Night curfew has been lifted. Marriages may have guests upto 25% of the capacity of the open ground and banquet halls, or 200 whichever is lower.||Read here|
|February 02, 2022||Arunachal Pradesh Government||Arunachal Pradesh||The state government has extended Covid-19 restrictions in the state till February 14 with certain modifications. Vaccinated teenagers can now attend physical classes in schools. All workplaces, businesses and commercial establishments would be allowed to operate till 8 pm with 50 per cent attendance.||Read here|
|February 01, 2022||Government of Kerala||Kerala||The state government has decided to continue with the Sunday lockdown till February 6 and a decision on whether to enforce the lockdown on February 13 too will be taken after reviewing the pandemic situation in the state.||Read here|