Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray
Photo: Uddhav Thackeray Official Page/Facebook

Maharashtra government on Monday extended lockdown till July 31, this comes a day after Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had said that the lockdown curbs in the state will continue beyond June 30.

The state government has issued a fresh guidelines in which it said that that movement for non-essential activities must be restricted within the neighbourhoods. "It is further directed that the movement of persons for the purposes of non-essential activities like shopping and the outdoor exercises, shall be restricted within the neighbourhood area limits with all necessary prescribed mandatory precautions of wearing masks, social distancing and personal hygiene," a statement read.

According to state government guidelines, only those attending offices and emergencies will be allowed unrestricted movement.

The state government in the fresh guidelines stated that all government offices with certain exceptions like emergency, health and medical, treasuries, disaster management, police to function with 15% strength or 15 persons whichever is higher. All private offices can operate up to 10% strength or 10 people whichever is more.

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