Maharashtra government announced relaxation in the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)-related restrictions on August 2.
Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray announced that shops will be permitted to remain open till 8 pm instead of 4 pm in the districts where COVID infections have reduced.
As the shortage of Covid-19 vaccines continues in the financial capital, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has said that Covaxin will be administered to second dose beneficiaries above 18 years of age. With 250 doses each, the Covaxin second dose will be given at general hospital Vashi Nerul and Airoli. The centres will operate between 9 am and 5 pm.
Medical facilities at government hospitals are likely to be hit in Maharashtra as nurses have gone on a 48-hour strike over various demands including promotion and COVID-19 allowances.
Maharashtra COVID-19 task force member Dr Shashank Joshi on Wednesday said there is no sufficient data available to be alarmed about the ‘Delta Plus’ variant of coronavirus
21 cases of the highly infectious ‘Delta plus’ variant of Covid-19 have been found in Maharashtra so far
Maharashtra government on Sunday decided to extend the ongoing lockdown in the state by 15 days till June 15.
In order to break the chain of the virus in the state, Maharashtra government on Wednesday issued revised set of guidelines. The guidelines will come into force from April 22, 8 pm and remain in force till May 1, 7 am.