The state’s COVID-19 tally increased to 69,53,514 cases and fatalities, while the death toll increased to 1,41,647. The state health agency reported 33,470 new coronavirus cases on Monday, down 10,918 from the previous day, and eight new deaths connected to the sickness. Maharashtra has reported 31 new instances of the Omicron strain of coronavirus, according to an official. The state’s COVID-19 total increased to 69,53,514 cases, while the death toll increased to 1,41,647, according to the department. Mumbai alone reported 13,648 infections and five deaths out of the state’s 33,470 new cases and eight deaths. The state had reported 44,388 COVID-19 cases and 12 fatalities on Sunday.
“Beauty salons shall be grouped with hair-cutting salons and shall be allowed to remain open at 50 percent capacity, subject to restrictions applicable for hair-cutting salons. In these establishments, only those activities that do not require the removal of masks by anyone shall be allowed. Only fully vaccinated persons shall be allowed to use these services. All the staff engaged in operation shall be fully vaccinated,” stated the order issued by Chief Secretary Debashish Chakrabarty. Further, the state government has allowed gyms to remain open, also at 50 percent capacity, subject to the use of masks while performing any activity. Only fully vaccinated individuals shall be allowed to use these services and all the staff engaged in operation shall be fully vaccinated, said the government order.
The state government revised the order stating that beauty salons are now being grouped with hair-cutting salons to remain open. The Maharashtra government on January 9 revised its earlier order of restrictions to be imposed in the state from January 10, and allowed beauty salons and gyms to operate at 50 percent capacity. In its order on January 8, the government had said that beauty salons and gyms will remain closed while allowing only hair-cutting salons to operate with 50 percent capacity. A day later, the government revised the order stating that beauty salons are now being grouped with hair-cutting salons to remain open.
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