Following a downtrend in daily COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra a decision to lift most of the corona restrictions was taken at a meeting of the state disaster management committee on Friday,
However, the order will only be issued after final approval by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
Sources informed that the Department of Public Health made a presentation on the current status of Corona at a meeting of the Disaster Management Committee chaired by Chief Secretary Debashish Chakraborty.
While removing restrictions in the state, the district disaster management committee can take decisions based on local conditions, the sources said.
The district committee will decide on the restrictions based on Covid situation. Hotels, cinemas, gyms, spas currently have a 50 per cent attendance limit.
It is likely to be removed altogether. The condition of 200 people attending the wedding ceremony will be relaxed or can be lifted altogether. On Friday Maharashtra reported 973 new coronavirus cases including 62 Omicron infections, and 12 pandemic-related deaths, the state health department said.