Mumbai: In a significant aid for tipplers amid the curbs imposed by the Maharashtra Government in Mumbai in view of the rising Covid-19 circumstances within the metropolis, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has allowed the sale and residential supply of liquor within the metropolis all through the week.
The BMC order, nonetheless, states that retailers with a legitimate licence are solely allowed the house supply of indigenous alcoholic drink and Indian-made overseas liquor.
As per the order, they will promote liquor solely by means of residence 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 moreover utilizing santisiers.
This comes as Maharashtra continues to confront the spiralling Covid-19 circumstances reporting the very best each day new circumstances at 58,993.
The Maharashtra Government had earlier introduced weekend lockdown starting eight p.m. on Friday until 7 a.m. on Monday moreover different curbs together with closure of outlets, 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 entire energetic caseload of the nation, in line with the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry.