Maharashtra Closed Till 31st March Post Coronavirus Outbreak, Gyms & Theaters To Remain Shut In 5 Cities

Amar Singh Rathore

After the much talked about active and positive cases of Coronavirus in Maharashtra, the state-government has announced a shutdown of malls, cinema halls, theaters etc till 31st March in five cities. Read on…

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray (Photo: ANI)

Coronavirus has been declared as an epidemic in five cities across the stare of Maharasthra by the Maharashtra government today after the number of Covid 19 positive cases crossed 17 in the state. This means that malls, gyms, theaters, swimming pools etc will remain shut and will be under surveillance for controlling the crowd till 31st March. These five cities are Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune & Pimpri Chinchwad. The Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray issued a statement saying,

“Wherever possible, corporates and owners of the private companies should allow employees to work from home from Monday. Avoid large gatherings.” 

He also announced that 17 people have been tested positive for Corinavirus, ie, three each in Mumbai and Nagpur, 10 in Pune and one in Thane.

Coronavirus: Threatres, gyms and swimming pools to shut in Maharashtra; malls, hotels will remain open

The rules which have been issued are as follows :

• Maharashtra govt orders to shut all Cinema Halls, Auditoriums, Gyms and Swimming Pools in 5 cities i.e Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad and Nagpur till 30th March

• Schools and Colleges to remain closed in Pune and Pimpri only except SSC and HSC students for their ongoing exams.

• Malls to remain open but crowd to be controlled.

• All Indian passengers arriving from abroad will be kept in isolation wards.

• All Private companies are requested to offer Work From Home Facility to maximum employees.

• No permission will be granted for any Social, Political, Cultural, Sports and Religious Programs. All existing permissions stand cancelled.

In his concluding statement, Thackeray said,

“We will review the situation and take further decision. We will ask the centre to include the US and Dubai in the list since patients diagnosed as positive in the state have arrived from these two countries.” 

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