Whereas, in exercise of the powers, confened under the Disaster Management Act 2005,
the undersigned, in his capacity as Chairperson, State Executive Committee had issued the
above mentioned Orders for containment of COVID 19 in the State
Whereas the State Govemment is satisfied that the State of Maharashtra is continued to be
threatened with the spread of COVID-I9 virus, and therefore it is imperative to continue
emergency measures to prevent and contain the spread of virus, the Government in exercise of
the powers conferred under Section 2 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, read with all other
enabling provisions of The Disaster Management Act, 2005, finds, it is necessary to continue
the enforcement ofthe current restrictions, along with certain additional restrictions, throughout
the State to break the chain of transmission effectively.
Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 2 of the Epidemic
Diseases Act, 1897 and the powers, conferred under The Disaster Management Act, 2005, the
undersigned, in his capacity as Chairperson, State Executive Committee, hereby imposes the
The restrictions that have been imposed through Break the Chain Orders dated 4’h June,
2O2l and l7s June, 2021 for level 3 be continued for the following districts –
I l. Palghar
Amongsl the above districts, considering the higher number of positive cases, higher
emergence of fresh cases in the districts of Sindudurg, Satara and Ahmednagar, the respective
disaster management authorities to impose effective restrictions in the said districts.
The decision regarding reducing the cunently imposed restrictions in Mumbai, Mumbai
Suburban and Thane districts to be taken by the Disaster Management Authorities of the said
Apart from the above 14 districts, in all the other districts, the existing restrictions to the
extent mentioned below are modified –
l) AII essential and non-essential shops (including shopping malls) to remain open on all
weekdays till 8 PM and till 3 PM on Saturday. All shops and malls except essential
shops to remain closed on Sundays.
2) All Public Gardens and playgrounds can be kept open for the purpose of exercise,
walking, jogging and cycling.
3) All Government and Private Offices can be operational with full capacity. Staggering of
work hours to be done to avoid crowds while travelling.
4) The offices that can function through working from home should continue to do so.
5) All agricultural activity, Civil Works, Industrial activity, transport of goods can remain
functional at full capacity.
6) Gymnasiums, Yoga Centers, Hair Cutting salons, beauty parlors, Spa’s can remain opcn
without use of air-ccnditioners and with 50Yo capacity till 8 PM on weekdays and till 3
PM on Saturdays. The said services will remain closed on Sundays.
7) All cinema theaters, drama theaters and multiplexes (independent and inside malls) to
remain closed till further orders.
8) All places of worship in the State to remain closed till further orders.
9) The orders ofthe State Education department and the Higher and Technical Department
will be applicable for schools and colleges
l0) All restaurants will remain open with 50% seating capaciry till 4 PM on weekdays
subject to adherence to all COVID l9 protocols. Parcel and Takeaway to be allowed as
is allowed currently.
I l) Restrictions on movement will be applicable from 9 PM to 5 AM.
12) In order to avoid crowding, restrictions imposed on birthday celebration, Political,
Social and Cultural events, elections, election campaigning, rallies, protest marches to
l3) All COVID 19 protocols – use of masks, social distancing etc. to be scrupulously
followed across the State by all the citizens. Failure in stringent adherence to the same
will result in action on the defaulters under relevant sections of the Disaster
Management Act, 2005, the Epidemic Act and Section 1860 ofthe Indian Penal Code.
All other points not specifically mentioned in this order, witl be in force in accordance
with earlier order.
BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF MAHARASHTRA