Maharashtra government has extended the lockdown till 31 July due to rising number of coronavirus cases in the state. Earlier, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had clearly stated that the lockdown will not be lifted from the state. He said that the number of corona infections continues to increase. For this reason the lockdown will not be lifted on 30 June. He further said that the lockdown would be gradually relaxed.
The Maharashtra government has to work with 15 per cent staff or 15 persons whichever is higher, except for emergency, health and medical, treasury, disaster management, police, all government offices. All private offices can work with 10 percent staff or 10 persons who are more.The order issued on behalf of the Chief Secretary stated that according to the local circumstances, the District Collector concerned, the Commissioner of the Municipal Corporation may impose necessary restrictions. In this, to prevent the spread of the virus, movement of people and non-essential activities can be banned.
As you all knows that Maharastra is the most affected state of this global coronavirus pandemic with total number of 159000 cases. out of 159000 cases 84245 patients have recoverd and around 7000 deaths reported till now in the state.