We're currently in “Mission Begin Again” phase where lockdown has been extended in Maharashtra till October 31 with certain relaxations. Maharashtra Covid numbers continue to surge which has prompted continued restrictions.
Local trains are operating as per previously issued guidelines with the addition of Dabbawalas being allowed to use suburban trains after getting a QR code from the police commissioner's office. Frequency of trains in MMR region to be increased. Local trains in Pure to resume as well following same rules and protocols in MMR. Intra-state train services to resume following Covid-19 protocols. Vehicals carrying oxygen will now have free movement in the state.
Restaurants, bars, food courts and hotels can now resume in-house dining at 50% capacity from October 5. They will be following a separate SOP issued by the tourism department.
Commercial activity continues to be allowed with guidelines in place. Industrial and manufacturing units producing non- essential goods will be allowed to operate in MMR Region.
Educational institutions including schools, colleges, coaching centres, tuition centres, continue to remain closed for students. Public gatherings and congregations continue to be prohibited. Cinema halls, swimming pools, indoor theatres, entertainment parks and assembly halls and auditoriums remain closed. Metro Rail will not resume service. International Air Travel is also prohibited except as permitted by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Have queries regarding coronavirus? Here's a list of helplines for all states to reach out to.