Mumbai Covid curbs eased: Nighttime curfew lifted, restaurants allowed to operate at 50% capacity | Details

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The state government lifted a nighttime curfew in Mumbai on Tuesday as the city reported a drop in the number of Covid cases.

Mumbai reported fewer than 1,000 Covid cases on Monday. (Photo: PTI)

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday announced an easing of Covid-19 restrictions in Mumbai, with the city reporting less than 1,000 cases on Monday.

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Under the new guidelines, the nighttime curfew has been lifted. In addition, restaurants and theaters are allowed to operate according to their usual hours before the onset of the pandemic, but with a capacity of 50%.

New guidelines

  • Beaches, gardens and parks will remain open on the normal schedule before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Amusement/theme parks will remain operational at 50% operating capacity
  • Swimming pools and water parks will remain open with 50% capacity
  • Restaurants, theaters, natyagrihas will remain open with 50% capacity according to the normal schedule before the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Bhajans and all other local, cultural and folk entertainment programs will be permitted with a capacity of 50% of the hall/pandal
  • Weddings may have guests up to 25% of open ground capacity and banquet halls or 200, whichever is lower
  • There will be no movement restrictions during night hours from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
  • A 25% audience is allowed in competitive sports and other activities, including horse racing. This capacity should be considered as the capacity of fixed seats or seats. Standing and moving crowds should be avoided
  • Local tourist sites will remain open on the normal schedule
  • The weekly markets will remain open according to the normal schedule

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