Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray announced on Tuesday that the government will impose strict restrictions in the state in view of the increasing number of COVID-19 cases. The CM said that the restrictions will come into force from Wednesday (April 14), 8 pm to prevent further spread of coronaviruses.
As per the new SOP and guidelines, cinema halls, theaters, auditoriums, amusement parks, gyms and sports complexes will remain closed. Shooting of all films, TV shows and commercials will not be allowed. Shops, malls and shopping The centers Those not performing essential services will also remain closed 14 April (8 pm) to 1 May (7 am) in the state.
Public spaces such as beaches, open spaces and beaches will also remain closed. “In the case of any public sector, which may be related to any use described herein, local authorities may decide to continue or discontinue its use during the operation of this order,” the guidelines read.
On a related note, the Maharashtra government has postponed the state board exams of class 10 and 12 due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases. The examination was scheduled to take place in April 2021; Now they have been postponed till May end and June for classes 10 and 12 respectively.