Lockdown Latest News: The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government on Friday extended lockdown in the state till February 28. The government said that existing ‘Mission Begin Again’ guidelines in relation to the coronavirus pandemic will remain in force till the end of February.Also Read - Kerala Govt Imposes Fresh Curbs In State's Capital Amid Current Covid Situation | Check Guidelines Here

“The state is threatened with the spread of COVID-19 virus and the government feels the need to take emergency measures. The government’s guidelines to operationalise ‘Mission Begin Again’ for easing of restrictions and phase- wise opening will remain in force till February 28,” the circular said. Also Read - Is Delhi Govt Planning To Lift Covid Curbs in National Capital as Cases Dip? LG Baijal Likely To Decide On Jan 27

It added, “Activities already allowed and permitted from time to time shall be continued and all earlier orders shall be aligned with this order and shall remain in force up to 28 February.” Also Read - Night Curfew, Sunday Lockdown: COVID Curbs Continue In These States Amid Cases | Check Guidelines

Notably, the government has lifted almost all restrictions imposed in the state under lockdown, except the reopening of private and government offices, swimming pools, and interstate activities.

The government has also decided to resume services of local trains for general public from February 1.  “Suburban train services in Mumbai will resume to full service from Monday, February 1”, the MUddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government said today.

As per the announcement made by the Thackeray government, common people can travel on Mumbai locals till 7 am from the start of the first local train service. Later they can avail the facility from 12 PM-4 PM and then after 9 pm in the night till the end of service.