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Maharashtra: Salons,Parlours Reopens After More Than 3 Months Of Shutdown Under "Mission Begin Again" Phase
Coronavirus has infected 1,59,133 people in Maharashtra, out of which 74,252 belong to Mumbai.
Maharashtra: Salons, Parlours Reopens After More Than 3 Months Of Shutdown Under Phase "Mission Begin Again"
New Delhi: On Sunday after more than three months of shutdown Barbershops, salon and beauty parlors reopens as the state government has allowed them to function under the fourth phase of its "Mission Begin Again".
Late on Thursday, an order issued stated that the barbershops, salons, and beauty parlors in 19 municipal corporations earmarked as red zones.
A salon owner told to news agency ANI in Nashik that "Customers have to make an appointment for visiting the salon. We sanitize every equipment before and after their use."
Also, the Maharashtra government has extended the lockdown till June 30 and also has issued directives.
Maharashtra: Barber shops and salons reopen in Nashik. A salon owner says, "Customers have to make an appointment for visiting the salon. We sanitise every equipment before and after their use." pic.twitter.com/bIspLkOmNd— ANI (@ANI) June 28, 2020
Maharashtra: Barber shops & salons reopen in Mumbai. An owner says, "I thank govt for allowing us to reopen. We sanitise every equipment before their use. Salon is also sanitised every 2 hours."— ANI (@ANI) June 28, 2020
There are 27,134 active cases of #COVID19 in Mumbai, as per last night's bulletin. pic.twitter.com/gJ5fsg0r7X
Guidelines To Be Followed:
1. The Barbershops, salons, and the beauty parlor have been mandated for prior appointments for the customers and putting up the notice for rules to be followed in the premises.
2. The establishment can carry out selective services like haircut, waxing, dyeing, threading as per the guidelines.
3. The state government has also made it mandatory for the employees to wear protective gear such as gloves, mask, and aprons.
4.Sanitizations of non-disposable items every time has also been made compulsory.
5. Also, the guidelines suggest that salon owner must use disposal towels and napkins for the customer
For the second consecutive day on Saturday, Maharashtra Covid-19 cases again jumped above 5,000 at 5,318 on Saturday as against Friday''s 5,024 while the state death toll touched 7,273, health officials said.
The state fatalities again catapulted from the June''s lowest of 62 to 167, but still down from the highest death figure of 248 notched on June 23. On June 16, the state had reported 1,409 fatalities, taking into account reconciliation of earlier deaths, which drastically escalated the toll.
With Saturday''s fatalities, the state death toll climbed to 7,273 and total cases zoomed to 159,133 to date, both being the highest in the country. The day's figures work out to roughly one death recorded every 9 minutes and a staggering 222 new cases notched every hour.