Mumbai: Under the five-tier unlock scheme of the Maharashtra government, Mumbai will remain in the third category. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) gave this information. The BMC said that the infection rate in the metropolis for the last two weeks is 3.96 percent and the oxygen bed filling percentage is 23.04. In fact, the Maharashtra government has made a five-tier plan to relax restrictions based on the rate of infection and the number of beds in hospitals.
In this, cities and districts with five percent infection rate in the first category and less than 25 percent oxygen bed recruitment will be allowed to open completely. On the other hand, in the cities and districts where the infection rate is five percent and patients on oxygen beds are 25 to 40 percent, under the second category, essential and non-essential shops will be allowed to open as per the regular schedule.
Mumbai in the third category
Apart from this, under the third category, where the infection rate is five percent to 10 percent and the rate of admission of patients on oxygen beds is more than 40 percent. Here shops will be allowed to open till 4 pm. Mall-theaters will remain closed and restaurants can be opened with 50 percent capacity till 4 pm. Private offices can be opened with 50 percent capacity till 4 o’clock. Mumbai has been placed in this category.
At the same time, under the fourth category, where the infection rate is 10 to 20 percent and oxygen bed recruitment is more than 60 percent. There the essential shops will remain open till 4 pm. Public places will remain open, but they will be closed on weekends. Apart from this, under the fifth category, where the infection rate is more than 20 percent and more than 75 percent patients on oxygen beds, only essential shops will remain open till 4 pm and there will be 15 percent attendance in the office.
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