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A member of District Magistrate dressed as Yamraj stops a commuter for not wearing mask (PTI)
A member of District Magistrate dressed as Yamraj stops a commuter for not wearing mask (PTI)

Maharashtra lockdown 5.0: List of what is allowed and what's not

  • The Maha Aghadi Sarkar’s step-by-step opening up post-Covid-19 lockdown is set to see major relaxations in Unlock 5, which was unveiled on 30 September

MUMBAI : New guidelines of "unlock" were released on Wednesday by the Maharashtra Government, which will ease more restrictions in a phased manner, for the next phase of the lockdown.

The Maha Aghadi Sarkar’s step-by-step opening up post-Covid-19 lockdown is set to see major relaxations in Unlock 5.0, which was unveiled on 30 September.

Here’s what’s open in Maharashtra

  • All activities already permitted according to earlier orders.
  • Hotels and restaurants can open with 50% capacity.
  • Dabbawallas can travel in Mumbai Local Trains. They will be allowed to travel by local trains after procuring QR code passes from the Mumbai police commissioner's office.
  • Local train services to resume in Pune.
  • Railway authorities to increase frequency of trains in MMR.
  • Separate SOP shall be shared by the Tourism dept for the necessary precautions that the establishments need to undertake.
  • All industrial and manufacturing units producing non- essential items will be allowed to operate in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR).
  • There shall be free movement of oxygen carrying vehicles within and out of the state without any restrictions of time.

Here's what's closed in Maharashtra

  • Cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theaters in malls and market places, auditoriums, assembly halls will continue to remain closed.
  • Schools, colleges and other educational and coaching institutions will remained closed.
  • Metros continue to remain closed
  • Large gatherings remain barred - Social, political, sports, entertainment, academic, cultural and religious events and other large congregations will remain prohibited, the guidelines said.
  • Religious places for devotees

Meanwhile, Maharashtra today reported 18,317 new COVID-19 cases, 481 deaths and 19,163 discharges. Total cases in the state rise to 13,84,446, including 36,662 deaths and 10,88,322 discharges. The active cases in the state now stand at 2,59,033.

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