COVID-19: Maharashtra lockdown extended till July 31

The lockdown in Maharashtra has been extended in the wake of the rising number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the state.
Uddhav Thackeray
Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: In view of the rising number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, the Uddhav Thackeray-led government on Monday announced that the ongoing lockdown in the state will be extended till July 31.

The government also stated that restrictions on the non-essential activities and movement of people will be re-imposed in COVID-19 hotspots.

After confirming the extension in Maharashtra lockdown, the state government stated, “Concerned District Collectors and Commissioners of the Municipal Corporations in the state may enforce certain measures and necessary restrictions in specified local areas on the permitted non-essential activities and movement of persons to control the pandemic.”

The unrestricted movement will only be allowed for attending offices and emergencies.

All essential shops, e-commerce activity for essential and non-essential items, all industrial units which are presently operational and home delivery of food will be allowed.

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