Maharashtra right this moment banned all types of public gatherings together with political and non secular ones amid an enormous spike in COVID-19 instances within the state. Restaurants, gardens and malls should stay shut between 8 pm and seven am from tomorrow, the state authorities stated in an order right this moment.
People aren’t allowed to go to seashores from 8 pm to 7 am, and drama theatres should pull down shutter from tonight.
The authorities has, nonetheless, allowed meals supply at night time.
“Gatherings of more than five people will not be allowed from 8 pm to 7 am effective from midnight on 27th March. Violation will attract penalty of Rs 1,000 per person on offenders,” the federal government order stated.
“All public places including gardens and beaches will remain closed during the same period and violators will be fined with Rs 1,000 per person. Not wearing of face mask will attract Rs 500 fine while the same is Rs 1,000 for public spitting,” it stated.
No social, cultural, political and non secular gatherings within the state could be held, the order stated.
Five states – Maharashtra, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka and Gujarat – have reported a pointy rise in each day COVID-19 instances. After touching its lowest mark in mid-February, India’s lively COVID-19 instances are rising and breached the 4-lakh mark once more after three-and-a-half months.