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Updated on: Friday, December 24, 2021, 10:10 PM IST

Omicron scare: Maharashtra govt imposes ban on assembly of more than 5 people from 9 pm to 6 am; here's all you need to know

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray  | Photo Credit: Twitter/@CMOMaharashtra

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray | Photo Credit: Twitter/@CMOMaharashtra

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Maharashtra government on Friday imposed a ban on assembly of more than five people from 9 pm to 6 am in view of rising cases of the highly contagious Omicron variant of coronavirus. It will come into effect from midnight today. Not only this, the Maharashtra govt has also imposed several new restrictions on gatherings ahead of Christmas and New Year festivities.

Check out the guidelines below:

The number of attendees in a closed hall for a wedding ceremony should not be more than 100 at a time and in open space this number should not be more than 250 or 25% of the capacity of this space whichever is less.

For other social, political, religious events also the number of attendees should not be more than 100 and in open space this number should not be more than 250 or 25% of the capacity of this space whichever is less.

In case of other functions, total number of attendees for closed spaces should not exceed 50% of the capacity and 25% of the capacity wherin seatings are not fixed and moveable. For such functions in open to sky spaces should not exceed 25% of the capacity.

In case of Sports Events/ Competitions, these may be held with number of spectators not exceeding 25% of the seating capacity of the venue.

Restaurants, Gymnasiums, Spas, Cinema Halls and Theatres will continue to operate at 50% of the capacity.

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Published on: Friday, December 24, 2021, 08:55 PM IST
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