MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government on Monday extended the lockdown in the state till July 31 amid rising cases of coronavirus in the state.
Issuing guidelines for its “Mission Begin Again”, the state government said people should restrict their non-essential activities like shopping and outdoor exercises within the neighbourhood area limits.
To curb the spread of coronavirus, the state government has also advised that work from home should be followed as far as possible.
Maharashtra has reported over 1.6 lakh coronavirus cases.
On Sunday, Maharashtra reported its biggest single-day spike of 5,493 COVID-19 cases, which took the tally of patients in the state to 1,64,626.
The state death toll has gone up to 7429.