AMARAVATI: As the COVID-19 lockdown 5.zero got here into impact on Monday, the Andhra Pradesh authorities has determined not to unlock its borders but for inter-state movement of automobiles and people.

State Director General of Police D G Sawang mentioned in a launch that restrictions on inter-state movement of people would stay in power “till a further decision is taken.”

Those looking for to come to AP from different states in non-public automobiles ought to receive an e-pass by way of the federal government’s ‘Spandana’ net portal and endure medical exams.

“Those looking for to come from much less coronavirus-affected states shall be despatched to residence quarantine and people from highly- affected states shall be despatched to institutional quarantine for seven days.

After that, in the event that they check constructive for COVID-19, they are going to be despatched to hospital or, if damaging, for residence quarantine for additional seven days,” the DGP mentioned.

“The prohibitory orders will continue at the inter- state borders till the government comes out with clear orders,” Sawang added.

Meanwhile, State Covid Nodal Officer Arja Srikanth mentioned people coming to AP by trains from different states could be examined on the railway stations or district reception centres.

“Those coming from foreign countries will have to necessarily go for government or paid quarantine for 14 days,” Srikanth mentioned in a launch.