Maha govt orders fresh curbs, private offices, theatres to operate with 50% attendance
The Maharashtra government has issued fresh guidelines for private offices, cinema halls and auditoriums to operate in view of the rising graph of coronavirus in the state. The government has asked all private offices to function at 50 per cent capacity. Also, all drama theatres and auditoriums have been asked to operate on 50% capacity and people without mask be barred from entering the premises.
According to the new order, all theatres and auditoriums have been asked to operate at 50% capacity, and no one will be allowed to enter without proper wearing of masks. The order also said that theatres, auditoriums and drama halls won’t be utilised for any religious, social, cultural or political gatherings.
All private offices – except health and essential services – have been asked to function at 50% capacity. In case of government offices, the head of the office can take a decision regarding attendance by adhering to all protocols, the Maharashtra government said in its order.
All drama theatres and auditoriums will have to operate at 50 percent capacity. People who are not wearing masks properly will not be allowed entry. Temperature measuring devices will have to be used at the gate to ensure no one with fever gets entry.
Drama halls and auditoriums shall not be used for social, religious, political, or cultural gatherings. Any establishment found to be violating the order will have to remain closed as long as the Centre notifies the coronavirus pandemic as a disaster.