G.O.Rt.No.238 Dated:14.04.2020 HM&FW Department - Containment, Control and Prevention of COVID - 19 - Extension of “LOCKDOWN” till 3rd May, 2020 in the State of Andhra Pradesh under Disaster Management Act, 2005 - Orders - Issued.
In the G.Os 2nd and 5th read above, the Government of Andhra Pradesh have directed District Collectors, Joint Collectors, Police Commissioners, SPs, DM&HOs, Municipal Commissioners, Sub-Collectors, RDOs, MROs and MPDOs to take effective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the State.
In the references 1st,, 3rd , 4th , 6th, 7th and 8th read above, the Ministry of Home Affairs, GOI have issued various orders and addendums along with consolidated Guidelines to implement “Lockdown” measures, to contain spread of COVID-19 for a period of 21 days with effect from 25.03.2020.
Whereas, the Ministry of Home Affairs, GOI in its Order vide reference 9th read above has issued directions to all the Ministries/Departments of Government of India, State/Union Territory Governments and State/Union Territory Authorities that the “Lockdown” measures stipulated in aforesaid consolidated Guidelines of MHA for containment of COVID-19 epidemic in the Country, will continue to remain inforce upto 03.05.2020 to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the Country.
Therefore, all the District Collectors, Joint Collectors, Police Commissioners, Superintendents of Police, DM&HOs, Municipal Commissioners, Sub-Collectors, RDOs, MROs and MPDOs are hereby instructed to strictly implement the Order mentioned vide reference 9th read above in accordance with the Guidelines Annexed to this G.O. For implementing the containment measures, the District
Magistrate will deploy Executive Magistrates as Incident Commanders as specified in the Annexure.
The Order mentioned vide reference 9th read above shall be implemented along with various orders issued from time to time by the State Government for “Lockdown” in the State for containing the spread of COVID-19.