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Lockdown Extended In Maharashtra Till July 31st:- Maharashtra is the worst-hit state in the country due to coronavirus. Even the number of deaths in the state have been huge. The government of Maharashtra decided to impose strict lockdown in the state till July 31st. Fresh guidelines are issued and the government called it 'Mission Begin Again'. The movement for the non-essential activities in the Mumbai Metropolitan region are restricted with immediate effect. All those who are in public places should wear masks and follow social distancing and personal hygiene.
Maharashtra government said that all those who are attending offices and are out for emergency works, medical reasons will be allowed. All the essential shops, e-commerce activities, industrial operations and others will be allowed. All the markets and shops are allowed to be open from 9 AM to 5 PM. All the government offices of Maharashtra will function with a strength of 15% and all the private offices will operate with 10% strength. Self-employed people like plumbers, electricians, pest control, garages, printing and distribution of newspapers will be allowed.
Mumbai would be under lockdown and the rest of the state is given relaxations. Maharashtra has 1,64,626 cases in the state and 7429 people passed away due to coronavirus. The Maharashtra government urged the people of the state to follow the rules and restrict themselves to their homes.
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