Maha govt imposes new lockdown-like restrictions

Maha govt imposes new lockdown-like restrictions

Mumbai, April 21

The Maharashtra authorities on Wednesday imposed a number of new restrictions together with a ban on inter-city and inter-district journey and curbs on workplace attendance in an try to carry the spiralling coronavirus infections beneath management.

Central, state and native governing physique workplaces shall operate with 15 per cent attendance. But emergency providers coping with the COVID-19 pandemic shall be exempted from this rule.

Other authorities and personal workplaces, allowed to function as per the sooner guidelines, can operate with 15 per cent energy or 5 folks – whichever is extra, said the notification.

As to inter-city and inter-district journey ban, exemption shall be made for journey for medical emergency, important providers, funeral or medical attendance, the federal government mentioned.

Contrary to expectation, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray didn’t announce the new restrictions himself, in contrast to final time. The authorities notification additionally didn’t use the world `lockdown’.

The new restrictions beneath the federal government’s `Break- the-Chain’ program will come into impact from Thursday 8 pm and  will stay efficient until 7 am on May 1, the notification mentioned.

Travelling shall be allowed with 50 per cent capability of the automobile.

  Passengers travelling by non-public buses should quarantine themselves at residence for 14 days after they attain their vacation spot. Bus operators should stamp the passengers’ arms to point they’re supposed to remain at residence for 14 days.

Weddings can happen with 25 individuals in attendance in a single corridor. The ceremony shall not lengthen past two hours and violation of the rule will entice a fantastic of Rs 50,000, the notification mentioned. PTI


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