Mumbai: Chief minister Uddhav Babasaheb Thackery in a live session on Sunday i.e. June 28, 2020, announced the extension of lockdown in the state of Maharashtra.
Maharashtra lockdown extension until?
The number of corona patients in Maharashtra is over 1.6 lakhs and the death toll is simultaneously increasing. The lockdown in Maharashtra extends upto July 31, 2020.
Moreover, in the Facebook live session on Sunday, The CM said ” While we are giving relaxations doesn’t mean that the Covid-19 crisis is over”. He is often seen addressing the people via this social platform.
Furthermore, he added, “Don’t think that the lockdown restrictions will cease after June 30. The threat of Covid-19 still looms over the state and all precautions need to be taken: (Source: www.livemint.com)
Essential services in Maharashtra lockdown extension:
The essential services are operational in the given time. Many business essential services are operational amid this lockdown. Industrial units have permission to operate.
Thus, addressing the ongoing situation the CM of the state along with highlighting Maharashtra lockdown extension indicated the working hours. The operational hours for essential services in this lockdown are restricted between 9 am to 5 pm. The malls and other market compounds have fewer restrictions.
Essential service work strength:
For government offices, a working strength has been fixed. Either 15% of the staff will report of 15 people, whichever happens, to be higher. These limitations do not imply on the essential services of the state, for instance, disaster management, health, and medical departments, etc.
The private offices which are functioning in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region can operate with only 10% of the staff or 10 people. It depends on the number that is the highest.
Permission to work in Maharashtra
Additionally, people who run their own business can work. This includes barber shops, plumbing activities, garages, circulation of newspapers, and so on.
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region is one of the biggest contributing areas to the state’s economy. Relaxation is in other areas too. The traveling facilities start in the city.
Only 50% of the passengers can fill the transport.
Mumbai Police imposes 2 km rule:
Traffic hits the city again. New rule enforcement by Mumbai police. The rule does not allow people to travel more than 2 km of their house radius. This restricts the movement of non-essential needs.
India has reached around 5,48,318 so far. Maharashtra holds the highest numbers. This step is a hope to limit numbers.
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