Maharashtra lockdown news: The Maharashtra government, led by Uddhav Thackeray, eased more restrictions in the state on Wednesday, allowing restaurants and hotels to stay open until 10 p.m. The state government has authorised malls to reopen as of August 15th, but only individuals who have been completely vaccinated, and after checking their vaccinated certificates, will be granted admission.
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According to a statement from the Maharashtra government, detailed rules will be provided in the near future.
Restaurant owners, shopping mall owners, and other businesses have been pleading with the state government to extend the current schedules for quite some time.
On Monday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray met with the COVID-19 task team to discuss the prospect of giving greater relaxations in limitations while maintaining safety procedures.
Following the cabinet meeting, Tope told the media that the state will ease the Covid-19 limitations starting August 15th.
According to NDTV, Tope stated that the number of people allowed to attend wedding celebrations has been limited to 200, but only if the event is held outside. Indoor venues will be able to hold up to 50% of their capacity, according to him.
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Hotels and restaurants have been permitted to reopen, but only at 50% capacity and with all necessary Covid-19 safeguards in place.
Maharashtra has also given permission for government and private offices to operate at full capacity. If staggered timings are maintained, private offices can function 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Shops can now stay open until 10 p.m., up from 4 p.m. previously.
Temples, theatres, and multiplexes will remain closed until additional orders are issued.
On August 10th, Maharashtra recorded 40,956 new COVID-19 cases, up from 37,236 the day before, bringing the total to 51,79,929, with 793 additional individuals succumbing to the infection, according to the state health department.