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Maharashtra's Covid curbs: What is allowed/not allowed

Last updated on: April 04, 2021 22:41 IST

The weekend lockdown will start from 8 pm on Fridays and last till 7 am on Mondays. Besides, prohibitory orders will be in force during daytime on weekdays, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said in a statement. 

IMAGE: Commuters rush to board a suburban train at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station prior to the night curfew in Mumbai. Photograph: ANI Photo

The Maharashtra government on Sunday announced a weekend lockdown and night curfew during the weekdays from Monday to April 30, in addition to a slew of other restrictions like closure of private offices, theatres and salons to curb the unprecedented surge in Covid-19 cases.

 

The weekend lockdown will start from 8 pm on Fridays and last till 7 am on Mondays. Besides, prohibitory orders will be in force during daytime on weekdays, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said in a statement.

All these new restrictions will come into effect from Monday 8 pm and will be called 'Break the Chain' instead of 'Mission Begin Again', a campaign that was launched by the state government for phase-wise reopening of lockdown last year.

A decision to implement these restrictions was taken during the special meeting of the council of ministers chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray through video-conferencing on Sunday.

The government said these restrictions have been imposed by taking care that they will not hurt the economic cycle and livelihood of people.

The chief minister said he has spoken to all the stakeholders and sought their cooperation in strict implementation of the curbs.

What will remain closed

What will remain open

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