As the COVID cases are on decline the Maharashtra on Thursday announced relaxation in Covid-related restrictions in 25 districts of the state.
Those districts where the Covid-19 positivity rate is lower, relaxation will be given in the functioning of shops, theaters, cinema halls and gyms, Tope said.
The hotels and shops timings will increase till 8-9 pm. They need to ensure that the staff is fully vaccinated, and will be allowed to function with 50% capacity.
Places will be open on Saturdays with limitations, but Sunday restrictions will continue. A detailed guidelines will be available in the next two to three days.
The restrictions for wedding functions and any such gatherings will continue. “We would discourage using an air-conditioned hall,” the Maharashtra Health Minister added.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray chaired a meeting via video conference today to assess the current coronavirus situation across the state.