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Malls in Mumbai shut in line with the new 'Break the Chain' orders

Here's a list of all COVID-19 rules & relaxations applicable in the city currently

After operating for only two days, malls in Mumbai have been asked to shut down again over their inability to comply with the state's 'Break the Chain' orders, issued on Monday. In the circular, the Maharashtra government has underlined the need for full vaccination and a 14 day waiting period after being vaccinated, for all staffers at city malls. Earlier the BMC had announced that a single dose vaccine will suffice.

Mumbai malls shut as employees are not fully vaccinated

Reportedly, malls in Mumbai will remain closed for at least one month, till a significant percentage of employees get the second dose of vaccine. The Shopping Centres Association of India has also highlighted that the duration of this shutdown will also depend on the availability of the vaccines here.

The BMC Chief in a statement clarified that malls in the city will comply with the two-dose vaccine rule of the state and remain closed. Meanwhile, the civic body has sent in a recommendation to the government to permit the single-dose vaccine rule for employees. It will also be discussed with the task force members, he added.

Norms of local train travel

Passengers who have received both doses of the COVID-19 shot and have completed a 14-day antibody-incubation period are permitted to travel by local trains. The BMC has made special provisions to issue season ticket passes to such commuters. The QR-based travel pass can be procured from any suburban railway station in MMR or via the that verifies the vaccination certificate, facilitating public travel.

Employees engaged in essential services, government and semi-government jobs are exempted from getting the travel pass. These officials can undertake local train travel on the basis of their professional identity cards.

Eateries & restaurants allowed to operate till 10 PM

As per the unlock guidelines effective from Sunday, August 15, restaurants and eateries are allowed to serve patrons till 10 PM at 50% capacity. The state on Monday further announced that chowpattys, public gardens, playgrounds and beaches in Mumbai will now remain open from 6 AM to 10 PM.

Meanwhile, cinemas, multiplexes and places of worship will remain closed till further notice, read reports. People are urged to follow pandemic appropriate behaviour to arrest the probability of a future surge. With the 'third wave' threat looming over, eligible beneficiaries are encouraged to get the vaccine jab to bolster the state's immunity against the virus.

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After starting his IPL career in 2014, KL had been leading Punjab Kings in the last two editions of the Indian Premier League.

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Moving forward with its revolutionary method of healthcare, iTHRIVE is here with the ultimate post-COVID care plan addressing all the aftereffects of this viral infection. Using its multidisciplinary approach, iTHRIVE's Post-COVID Recovery Programme- PCS Care tackles the underlying health issues in people with a history of COVID-19.

If you've started feeling low even after you're no longer infected with COVID, you are not alone. According to experts, people who have recovered from COVID continue to face fatigue and other underlying health problems including brain fog, heart palpitation or multi-organ conditions. To help people facing these troubles, iTHRIVE has a plan and that uses some simple herbs, nutrients, food and alternative modalities like meditation.

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With 31,111 fresh cases reported on Monday, Maharashtra's COVID graph marks a decline

Out of the total daily Covid cases detected in Maharashtra on Monday, Mumbai City reported 5,956 cases, marking a significant downfall from the fresh caseload noted on Sunday

After registering 46,723 new cases on January 12, the graph of daily COVID infection tally has been depicting a slight slump in Maharashtra. Registering a fall of around 10,000 cases from Sunday, 31,111 fresh COVID cases were detected across Maharashtra, on Monday. While this news brings a sense of relief for all, the rise in Omicron infection in the state has become a cause of concern in the state, claims health officials.

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2,716 fresh COVID cases & 1,420 recoveries reported in Lucknow on Monday

Ever since the outbreak of this pandemic, a total of 2,59,691 people have contracted the coronavirus infection in the city, so far

Amid the rising coronavirus infection, Lucknow marked yet another high on Monday with a total of 2,716 fresh COVID cases, taking the active caseload to 17,658. According to reports, Chief Medical Officer, Lucknow, also contracted the viral disease on Monday. With the active mark nearing the 20,000-mark now, the surge in cases has become a cause of concern for all. Read on to know more about the status of COVID in Lucknow.

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Moving over the iconic Tunday ke kebabs and Idrees ki biryani, Lucknow has a brand new offering for all the foodies who love to experiment with their food. Brace your heart for this one as it is not meant for the light-hearted (read stomach). Lucknow- the land of flavours presents Chowmein Gol Gappa! *drumrolls*

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