Mumbai: In a serious reduction for tipplers amid the curbs imposed by the Maharashtra Authorities in Mumbai in view of the rising Covid-19 circumstances within the metropolis, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) has allowed the sale and residential supply of liquor within the metropolis all through the week.
The BMC order, nonetheless, states that outlets with a sound licence are solely allowed the house supply of indigenous alcoholic drink and Indian-made overseas liquor.
As per the order, they’ll promote liquor solely by dwelling supply service between 7 a.m. to eight p.m. The BMC has requested the supply executives to strictly comply with the Covid-19 protocols in place, together with carrying masks and sustaining social distance in addition to utilizing santisiers.
This comes as Maharashtra continues to confront the spiralling Covid-19 circumstances reporting the very best day by day new circumstances at 58,993.
The Maharashtra Authorities had earlier introduced weekend lockdown starting 8 p.m. on Friday until 7 a.m. on Monday in addition to different curbs together with closure of retailers, markets and malls besides important providers.
The 5 states of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Kerala cumulatively account for over 72 p.c of India’s whole energetic circumstances. Maharashtra alone accounts for 51.23 p.c of the whole energetic caseload of the nation, in response to the Union Well being and Household Welfare Ministry.