Lockdown extended Maharashtra till July 31: What's allowed and what's not

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Lockdown extended Maharashtra till July 31: What's allowed and what's not

As the number of positive cases climbs up, new dates for the lockdown is issued and this time it's no different. The most severely hit state - Maharashtra is trying it's best to control the situation. And hence, in cities like Mumbai, Pune, Nasik and Nagpur lockdown has been extended. Lockdown extended in Maharashtra till July 31 and here's a list of permitted activates.

Lockdown extended Maharashtra till July 31


The restrictions remain fairly the same as to the previous Unlock 1.0 like essential stores are allowed to remain open. Whereas educational institutes and hospitality sector remain closed. The following activities are permitted in Mumbai, Pune, Solapur, Aurangabad, Malegaon, Nashik, Dhule, Jalgaon, Akola, Amravati and Nagpur.

  • All non-essential shops that are in operation can remain open from 9 am to 5 pm. This does not include malls. 
  • E-commerce activity for essential and non-essential items is allowed 
  • Home-delivery from restaurants/kitchens is allowed 
  • Government offices will function at 15% capacity or 15 persons, whichever is higher 
  • Private offices can operate up to 10% capacity or 10 people, whichever is higher
  • Taxis can operate with two passengers
  • Auto Rickshaw can operate with two passengers
  • Four-wheelers can have two passengers + driver
  • For two-wheelers only single rider allowed 
  • Inter-district movement of persons within the area of Municipal Corporations under the MMR will be for essential activities and office purposes only
  • For shopping purposes, people are expected to use only nearby markets. Long-distance travel for non-essential items is not allowed.
  • In Mumbai, there is a new 2-km rule for private vehicles. Vehicles will be confiscated if you are more than 2km away from your home for non-essential work
  • Outdoor activities like walking is allowed with restrictions 
  • Barbers shops, beauty parlours, spas and salons will be allowed to open with regulations 

Lockdown extended Maharashtra till July 31


For the rest of Maharashtra,

  • Intra-district travel will be allowed with a maximum 50% capacity with social distancing and sanitation measures in place.
  • Inter-district travel will continue to be monitored 

Lockdown extended Maharashtra till July 31 but that's not the case in other states. Although some restrictions are being diluted, it is important to follow protocols whenever in public space. Wearing mask is now mandatory, so is maintaining 6 feet distance from others. In non-contaminated areas, marriage function is allowed with a maximum of 50 guests.

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