Mumbai: In order to avoid another lockdown in the state, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has warned the people to follow the covid norms precisely.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has warned that if the citizens will not follow covid norms, then the state will be left with no other option than a lockdown.
While talking on Friday evening after his visit to covid affected part of Nandurbar district hehas warned that if the citizens will not follow covid norms, then the state will be left with no other option than a lockdown.
The situation is even worse now that the Covid infection had reached its peak in the state last September.
The Chief Minister said the only way to avert a situation of lockdown is the cooperation of people and to follow the Covid guidelines even after vaccination,he added.
However, In view of the growing prevalence of Covid, the state government has issued orders to maintain 50 per cent staff presence in all private offices and establishments in the state while health as well as other essential services and manufacturing sectors are excluded.
In order to facilitate maintaining social distance, the manufacturing sector can be allowed to increase the work shifts with the permission of the local administration, the order said.
The order also said that there should be 50 per cent attendance in theaters as well as halls, but not for religious, social, political or cultural..