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Mumbai Police permits workers to earn a living from home as COVID-19 instances surge


MUMBAI: In view of rising coronavirus instances, the Mumbai Police has now allowed its personnel to earn a living from home. In accordance with an order issued by the Further Director Basic, Maharashtra Police, 100 per cent attendance will likely be obligatory for Class A and B officers.

Apart from this, the attendance of workers within the C and D classes working on the police headquarters have been lowered to 50 per cent. Out of these, 25 per cent of C and D class workers will likely be known as between the 9 am to four pm shift, whereas the remaining 25 per cent will likely be known as in 11 am to five pm shift.

The Station Home Officers on the police stations have been authorised to take a name on the workforce required for each day duties. The remaining workers will earn a living from home and be out there on the cellphone in order that they are often known as if wanted.

It might be recalled that Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had on Tuesday stated that extra folks ought to earn a living from home because the variety of coronavirus instances is rising considerably throughout the state.

Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 6,218 new COVID-19 instances and 51 deaths. The state Well being Division stated the entire depend of instances reported within the state has gone as much as 21,12,312, together with 53,409 energetic instances.

The state noticed 5,869 recoveries within the final 24 hours and the entire variety of recoveries has gone as much as 20,05,851. The dying toll stands at 51,857. Maharashtra continues to be one of many worst affected states within the nation.

The variety of new instances within the state has seen a surge over the previous couple of weeks. State authorities have additionally imposed an evening curfew in Aurangabad from 11 pm to six am until March eight exempting important companies.

Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) on Sunday collected a complete positive of Rs 28 lakh from 14,000 folks within the metropolis who have been caught with out face masks in public areas.

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