Amid stricter Covid curbs, only these passengers can travel

Amid massive surge in novel coronavirus case sin the state, Maharashtra government on Wednesday issued new stricter restrictions under ‘Break the Chain’ initiative. Maharashtra is the worst affected state by covid and the new restrictions will come into force from 8 pm on 22 April till 7am on 1 May to break the chain of covid-19 transmission.

Here are the latest curbs on public transport accros the state of Maharashtra:

  • All govt personnel(State/Central/local), Tickets/passes to be issued to the above category of personnel on the basis of govt-issued identity card for traveling in the sub-urban trains.
  • All medical personnel(Doctors/Paramedics/lab technicians/hospitals and medical clinic staff etc). Tickets pass to be issued on the basis of identity card issued by the concerned medical organization.
  • Any person needing medical treatment or specially-abled persons and one person accompanying the needy.
  • State govt or local government-owned public buses shall ply at 50% of the capacity with no standing passengers

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