Mumbai: A day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray hinted at a lockdown within the wake of the alarming enhance in coronavirus circumstances, the state authorities has as a precautionary measure issued a brand new set of pointers and requested non-public places of work and cinema halls throughout the state to perform at 50 p.c of their capability.
The state authorities has, nevertheless, exempted places of work associated to well being and different important providers.
As per the recent notification, the auditoriums and drama halls throughout the state ought to function at solely 50 p.c of their capability until March 31.
The state authorities has determined to designate a workforce on the entrance of purchasing malls to make sure the guests carry a Covid-19 detrimental check report together with them. The state authorities has additionally determined to get the guests’ Fast Antigen Check completed on the purchasing malls entrances in case they don’t carry alongside a detrimental COVID-19 check report.
This strikes comes at the same time as the federal government has imposed night time curfews and weekend lockdowns in numerous components of the state in the previous couple of days.
Earlier on Friday, the Maharashtra Chief Minister whereas urging folks throughout the state to cooperate with the state authorities in its endeavor to defeat the unfold of the novel coronavirus hinted at a lockdown.
Maharashtra has thus far recorded over 25,000 new coronavirus circumstances and the numbers proceed to shoot up.