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Schools, Colleges To Remain Closed Till August 31; Unlock 3 Guidelines Issued

New Delhi: The Home Affairs Ministry issued the Unlock 3 guidelines on Wednesday. As per the guidelines, all educational and coaching institutions will remain closed till August 31. Yoga institutes and gymnasiums will be allowed to function outside the containment zones from August 5. Cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars, auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places will not be permitted in areas outside the containment zones. The lockdown shall continue to remain in force in the containment zones till August 31. Persons above 65 years of age, persons with co-morbidities, pregnant women and children below the age of 10 years are advised to stay at home, except for essential and health purposes. Independence day functions will be allowed with social distancing.