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Mumbai lockdown 5.0: Shops allowed to operate on odd even formula; religious places, hotels to remain closed – Times Now

Maharashtra recorded 2,287 new COVID-19 cases on June 2, 2020&  | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspPTI

Mumbai: The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai has issued revised Lockdown 5.0 guidelines for Mumbai that would come into effect from June 3, 2020 and will remain in operation till June 30. According to the circular, no movement of individuals will be allowed between 9 pm to 5 am, except for essential activities.

Persons above 65 years of age, persons with co-morbidities, pregnant women, and children below the age of 10 years have been advised to stay indoors except for essential and medical services.

In containment zones, only essential activities will be allowed. There would be strict perimeter control to ensure that there is no movement of people in and out of the zones. People involved in medical supplies and other essential services would be permitted.

Physical exercises like cycling, jogging, running walking will be permitted in public places, including beaches, public/private playgrounds or ground belonging to societies and institutions. The activities will be allowed between 5 am to 7 pm.


Plumbers, electricians can resume their services by following social distance norms and using masks and sanitisation.

All government offices (excluding emergency, health and medical, treasuries, police, food and civil supply) will function at 15 per cent strength or minimin 15 employees.

All markets, markets areas and shops are allowed to open from 9 am to 5 pm. However, malls will continue to remain closed. All shops will remain closed on Sundays. Shops on both sides of the roads, lane and passage are allowed to open on alternate day. Shopkeepers will be responsible for ensuring social distancing norms. If social distancing rules are flouted, authorities will have the power to close the shops/market.

Schools, colleges, other educational/ training/ coaching institutions, etc to remain closed till July 31, 2020. International air travel and Metro rail services will remain suspended.

Following Centre’s on May 30 guidelines for ‘Unlock-1’ from June 8, the Mumbai administration has also decided that cinema halls, gymnasiums, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars, auditoriums will continue to remain shut.

Religious places, barber shops, spas, salons, hotels and restaurants will remain prohibited across Mumbai.