Famous Mumbai restaurant shut for violating COVID-19 guidelines
Mumbai : BMC officials on Thursday closed a famous restaurant for allegedly flouting COVID-19 guidelines in Mumbai. The cops have also filed a FIR against the owner of the restaurant.
After receiving information, BMC officials raided the restaurant Auber-Gin Plates and Pours, located in Breach Candy area, on Wednesday night and collected around 19,000 rupees from 245 people for not wearing masks.
The cops have claimed that the restaurant was found not following the guideline of operating staff at 50% and also the customers were not wearing masks or maintaining social distancing. Based on the BMC’s complaint, the police has filed a FIR against the restaurant.
As per updates, the BMC’s D-ward has also shut the restaurant for violation of the COVID-19 norms.
Recently, Maharashtra government in its notification had announced that all cinema halls, hotels, restaurants and offices, except those related to health and essential services, in the state will function at 50 per cent capacity till March 31.
On Wednesday, Mumbai’s COVID-19 tally increased to 3,49,974 and eight deaths took the fatality count to 11,551. Mumbai division reported 4,811 new cases and 21 deaths, which pushed its overall caseload to 7,71,389 and death toll to 19,995.
Maharashtra had been contributing more than 50 per cent of the new coronavirus cases in India daily.