Lockdown Restrictions Eased In Maharashtra After 72 Days, Shops & Parks Open
After nearly two and a half months, lockdown relaxations have come into effect in Maharashtra, which is suffering the most from coronavirus outbreak in India. The state government has allowed shops, parks, offices, etc. to open in all places except containment zones. However, the formula of Odd-Even will be adopted for the opening of shops. Shops will open from 9 am to 5 pm, all of which will be under the watch of ward officers.
According to the BMC, shops in the slum area Dharavi, Mahim, and Dadar will open from Saturday. Apart from this, shops in most parts of Mumbai, including Colaba, Bandra East, and West, Santacruz, Andheri, Malabar Hill, Mahalakshmi, Matunga, Sion, will open from Friday with the Odd-Even formula.
At the same time, permission to open the shopping mall, complex has not yet been granted and the trial room will not be used in the clothes shopping stores.
Trains in Mumbai have been allowed to leave with conditions. Now there will be no restriction on the movement of essential services from Mumbai to Thane, Palghar, and Raigad. In any four-wheeler, two persons will be allowed along with the driver, and two-wheelers can be driven by one person only. Taxis and autos are also included in this along with conditions.
With this, people are allowed to go cycling and jogging from 5 am to 7 pm. By following physical distancing, ordinary people can also exercise in the open field, but no equipment can be used in the open gyms