Maharashtra announces guidelines for a gradual resumption of services in the state, dubs it as Mission Begin Again

A team of 30 medical workers comprising 13 doctors of NMMC, Dr D Y Patil and Terna hospitals, have started mass screenings of people in containment zones in Koparkhairane. Nearly 1000 citizens have been checked, and those showing any symptoms of Covid-19. Next week, the team will visit slum areas in Turbhe. ppe temperatureBCCL
  • The Maharashtra government on Sunday issued guidelines for the gradual reopening of the ongoing lockdown.
  • Maharashtra state guidelines ban movement of senior citizens aged above 65, persons with comorbidities.
  • A night curfew will remain in force from 9 pm-5 am till June 30.
  • Limited duration outdoor individual physical activities like walking, jogging, cycling in open spaces like society compounds, playgrounds, beaches, will be allowed from June 3.
The Maharashtra government on Sunday issued guidelines for the gradual reopening of the ongoing lockdown. The government dubbed it as Mission Begin Again.

The news came a day after the central government extended lockdown in containment zones till the end of June. The centre also announced that the state governments could consider relaxations based on the ground of central guidelines for non-containment zones.

Maharashtra state guidelines ban movement of senior citizens aged above 65, persons with comorbidities, pregnant women and children below 10. It also restricts operations of Mumbai’s local trains, Metro’s and a complete night curfew, starting June 1.

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Here’s the list of all activities that will be permitted during Mission Begin Again

  • All senior citizens aged above 65, persons with comorbidities, pregnant women and children below 10 will have to remain at home except for essential or medical services.
  • A night curfew will remain in force from 9 pm-5 am till June 30, and complete lockdown will continue in ‘containment zones’, except for essential services.
  • In the municipal corporations of Mumbai Metropolitan Region, and municipal corporations of Pune, Solapur, Aurangabad, Malegaon, Nashik, Dhule, Jalgaon, Akola, Amravati and Nagpur, additional activities shall be permitted barring the containment zones.
  • Limited duration outdoor individual physical activities like walking, jogging, cycling in open spaces like society compounds, playgrounds, beaches, will be allowed from June 3.
  • You will be allowed to call for plumber services, electricians, pest-control, garages or vehicle workshops with prior appointment and other technicians with masks and sanitisers only.
  • All markets and shops except malls and shopping plazas will be open on one side of the road on odd-even dates with several conditions from 9 am to 5 pm starting June 5.
  • The guidelines don't permit Mumbai’s local trains and Metro’s to operate. However, people will be allowed in cabs, four-wheelers and auto-rickshaws with (1+2), but no pillion rider on two-wheelers.
  • All private offices will be allowed to operate from June 8 with 10% staff strength and full precautions have to be taken.
  • Intra-district bus travel will reopen with 50% passenger capacity, inter-district bus travel however will remain prohibited.
  • A blanket ban continues on all educational institutions from school to universities and private institutes, international flights except those allowed by the Centre, Metro Rail, passenger movement by trains and domestic air travel, except as permitted under special orders or SOPs.
  • All cinemas, theatres, gyms, swimming pools, amusement parks, auditoriums, bars, all types of public functions, all religious places or congregations, saloons, spas or salons, malls, hotels, restaurants, etc. will not be allowed under ‘Unlock 1.0’.
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