In Maharashtra, fully vaccinated people allowed to enter malls
Mumbai : The state government has announced that fully vaccinated people will be allowed to enter the malls and other public places.
Addressing a presser, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said that there will be further relaxations in COVID-19 restrictions after August 15.
"People with double doses can board local trains. The state government has given instructions to issue monthly and quarterly passes to people," he said.
The restaurants have been allowed to operate with 50% capacity till 10pm. For wedding functions, he said, the maximum number of guests allowed will be 200 if the function is being held in the open. For indoor venues, guests up to 50 per cent of the capacity will be allowed.
The vaccination certificate will be checked before allowing people to enter the mall.
"There should be guards at malls. It is the responsibility of the mall owner. Guards need to check the certificates of visitors," he said.
Mr Tope said government and private offices would be allowed to operate at full capacity. Private offices, he said, can remain open 24x7 with staggered timings.
Opening of cinema halls and theaters is yet to be decided.