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Maharashtra Tightens Curbs On Inter-City And Inter-District Travel; New Rules Till May 1st

Maharashtra recorded 67468 cases and 568 deaths on Wednesday.

The Maharashtra government issued new SOPs on Wednesday evening tightening curbs especially on inter-city and inter-district travel amid rising COVID-19 cases in the state. The new rules will come into force from 22nd April, 8pm till 1st May 7am.

Public Transport
Local Trains/Metro services/Monorail will strictly be for
1) Government employees
2) Medical personnel
3) Medical patients and specially-abled

Private Transport
1) Allowed only in case of emergencies/essential services
2) Not allowed to leave the city of residence and travel to another city.
3) Inter-city and inter-city travel only in case of medical emergencies/funerals

Private And State Buses
1) To ply with 50% capacity
2) Intercity and interdistrict travel by private buses will have maximum two stops in a city and passengers will be hand stamped for 14-day quarantine.

Intercity And Interdistrict Long-Distance Trains
1) Passengers will be hand stamped  for 14 days of quarantine
2) MSRTC officers to provide information on people traveling.

1) Should be a single event not beyond 2 hours
2) Maximum of 25 guests

All other conditions will remain the same as per the 13th April order.

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