Crossing 2 km radius could get your vehicle seized

Yolanda Curtis
July 3, 2020

"Only those attending offices or medical emergencies are allowed to go further..."

"As the city reopens in phases under the guidelines of the state government, it has been observed that many are violating the norms". The onus of defeating Covid-19 lies on all of us and we can achieve this only when we follow the personal safety and social distancing guidelines at all times.

According to the new order, Mumbai Police have restricted all outdoor movement for essential services only.

"Visit to markets, salons, barber shops etc. shall be restricted to those within a radius of 2 km from residence only".

Earlier in the day, India's western state of Maharashtra, which has Mumbai as its political capital, had extended its three-month lockdown that ends on June 30 as the worst affected state and city in the country are grappling with rising cases of COVID-19. A senior police official stated on Sunday that permission to transcend the radius of two kilometers is just for workplace or medical emergency. It is obligatory to put on a face masks when exiting the home and if folks exit for markets, salons and many others. then the restrict has been fastened for folks to be two kilometers.

Similarly, outdoor movement for the goal of exercise is strictly restricted to open spaces within a radius of two km from the place of residence, he said. Strict action will be taken against those who violate the above norms. 8.

"It is absolutely necessary that we all follow the norms of personal safety and social distancing".

The shops and supermarkets have also been asked to strictly follow the norms for the customers, else they will be forced closed. Also, night curfew is still in place and therefore no movement of persons except for essential activities is allowed between 9 pm and 5 am. Any violation of the night curfew shall be strictly penalized, the police said.

"It is our honest appeal that all citizens behave responsibly and avoid unnecessary movement".

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