S African model may be followed to ease curfews
The Sunday Standard|April 26, 2020
AS nationwide lockdown comes to an end on May 3, India could emulate what South Africa is set to do in a week. The 21-member national task force on COVID-19 management under Dr VK Paul, member (health) Niti Aayog, is examining a risk-adjusted strategy for opening economic activity gradually, adopted by the South African government that could be appropriated for India.
SUMI SUKANYA DUTTA

The model says that there will be five defined levels of alerts on economic activity that will be needed to be adapted to epidemiological trends, and may need to be relaxed and tightened in different periods across districts. South Africa had imposed the lockdown on March 26—a day after India—and is set to ease restrictions from May 1.

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