Maharashtra Government, on Thursday, extended the COVID-19 lockdown in state till November 30 with activities permitted under ‘Mission Begin Again’ to remain in force till further notice.
The state government said that the activities in the state will open phase-wise till November 30.
The activities already allowed and permitted from time to time shall be continued and all earlier orders shall be aligned with this order and shall remain in force up to end of November, the state government stated in its fresh order.
The lockdown curbs will be strictly followed in containment zones.
The state government in its order said that it is “satisfied that the state of Maharashtra is threatened with the spread of COVID-19 virus, and therefore to take certain emergency measures to prevent and contain the spread of virus, the Government in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 2 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, read with all other enabling provisions of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, it is expedient to extend the lockdown in the entire State of Maharashtra further till midnight of 30′ November, 2020.”