All private offices will also remain shut except the offices of cooperative, public and private sector banks.
The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) on Monday issued a fresh order notifying that barring the essential services shops, other establishments and markets in Pune city will remain closed till April 30.
Pune lockdown: What’s closed
All private offices will also remain shut.
“As per the state government’s direction, except for the essential services shops, all the shops and markets in the city will remain closed till April 30. The implementation of the weekend lockdown order will also be done in the city effectively,” Pune Mayor Murlidhar Mohol tweeted.
The PMC has already closed hotel, restaurants, and bars, except room service in the lodging hotels, within the city limits.
Pune Lockdown: Weekend curfews
Alarmed by the huge rise in cases over the last few days, the state government on Sunday announced a weekend lockdown and night curfew during the weekdays from Monday to April 30, in addition to a slew of other restrictions like the closure of private offices, theatres and salons.
As per the order, a curfew (barring essential services) will be imposed in the city from 6 pm on Fridays to 7 am on Mondays as part of the weekend lockdown.
Pune lockdown: What’s open
The offices of cooperative, public and private sector banks, insurance companies, telecom firms, IT & ITes firms and other offices related to lawyers, CAs and financial entities, it said.
Surging cases in Pune
On Monday, Pune district reported 8,075 new coronavirus positive cases, taking the tally to 5,82,904 while 55 fatalities pushed the toll to 10,282, an official said.
A total of 3,240 people were discharged during the day.
With 2,152 fresh cases, the tally in Pimpri Chinchwad township has reached 1,53,080.