Maharashtra on Sunday issued guidelines to be followed in government offices for the staff, which includes mandatory thermal screening, use of sanitisers and social distancing. According to new guidelines, all Maharashtra government employees will have to wear 3 ply mask or surgical mask while working in office.
This comes after Union Home Ministry on Saturday said ''Unlock-1'' will be initiated in the country from June 8 under which the nationwide lockdown effectuated on March 25 will be relaxed to a great extent, including the opening of shopping malls, restaurants and religious places, even as strict restrictions will remain in place till June 30 in the country's worst-hit areas.
Most government offices in the state -- which has the largest number of coronavirus cases -- has been functioning with a vastly reduced workforce. There is no word yet on when more people will be coming to work.
Meanwhile, the Maharashtra government is yet to announce what relaxations it plans to allow starting June 1.