Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Sunday announced steps to gradually ease the ongoing lockdown as part of #MissionBeginAgain, with no suburban trains in Mumbai and continuation of night curfew, starting June 1.
All senior citizens aged above 65, persons with comorbidities, pregnant women and children below 10 will have to remain at home except for essential or medical services, a state government order said on Sunday evening.
A night curfew will remain in force from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. till June 30, and complete lockdown will continue in ‘containment zones’, except for essential services.
The ‘containment zones’ range from a housing colony to a slum, a building, lane, village, police station jurisdiction, etc, which will be demarcated by the concerned local authorities, said the order.
In the municipal corporations of Mumbai Metropolitan Region, and municipal corporations of Pune, Solapur, Aurangabad, Malegaon, Nashik, Dhule, Jalgaon, Akola, Amravati and Nagpur, additional activities shall be permitted barring the containment zones.