Mumbai According to a circular released by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, there will be no more limitations on night mobility in Mumbai, and beaches, parks, and gardens in the city can now operate as usual (BMC). Restaurants and theatres were also allowed to operate at 50% capacity and according to their normal schedules.
This comes after the Maharashtra government removed restrictions for 11 municipal corporations, including Mumbai, on Monday night, following the state’s and Mumbai’s lowest single-day COVID case data in nearly a month. In a Monday decision, the state government gave local municipal corporations the authority to lift limitations based on the number of cases in their jurisdiction.
Maharashtra reported 14,372 new infections on Tuesday, the first time the state has reported fewer than 15,000 cases since January 4, when the state had 18,466 cases. Maharashtra has also recorded 94 deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 142,705. Maharashtra administered 1,524,942 Covid tests, yielding a 9.3% positive percentage for the day. The case fatality rate in the state is 1.84 percent.
On Tuesday, no new omicron cases were found in the state. There were 803 new cases recorded in Mumbai, including seven deaths. For the first time since December 28, 2021, Mumbai has reported fewer than 1,000 instances for the second day in a row.
According to a BMC order issued on Tuesday evening, beaches, gardens, and parks will remain open as usual, swimming pools and water parks will operate at 50% capacity, weddings can have guests up to 25% of the marriage hall or open space capacity or 200 people, whichever is less, and there will be no restrictions on movement between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. Amusement and theme parks can operate at 50% capacity during normal operating hours. All weekly markets can continue to operate as usual, and local cultural folk entertainment such as bhajans can be performed at half-capacity.