Mumbai: Due to the rising number of coronavirus cases, the state has extended lockdown till August 31. The state crossed the four lakh mark on Wednesday.
Also on the positive side, 7,478 recovered patients returned home on Wednesday – the highest till date – taking the total number of discharged patients to 2,39,755.
As part of the state’s Mission ‘Begin Again’ initiative, malls and market complexes without theatres, food courts and restaurants will be allowed between 9 am and 7 pm from August 5, the order said.
The notification said movement of persons for purpose of non-essential activities like shopping and outdoor exercises shall be restricted within neighbourhood area limits with mandatory precautions of wearing masks, social distancing and personal hygiene.
Unrestricted movement will be allowed only for attending place of work which are open and for medical reasons, it said.
Outdoor non-team sports like golf courses, outdoor firing range, outdoor gymnastics, tennis and outdoor badminton will be allowed with physical distancing and sanitation measures from August 5, the order said.