Anyone who is roaming around the state in public places will have to use mask, the Brihan Mumbai Municipal Cooperation made it mandatory on Wednesday.
Praveen pardeshi , the Municipal Commissioner issued the order on Wednesday. Studies have shown that wearing a mask can reduce the spread of Novel Coronavirus. The state has crossed 1000 mark and has highest no of cases in the country with 100 plus cases being reported in 24 hours from the last 2 days. A 3 Ply mask or a cloth mask has to be worn by the public who is moving around in public places. The rule is mandatory for each and everyone, and even for the officials working outdoors and traffic police.
The commissioner also said that the person who violates the order will be punishable under IPC 188 . The state is struggling to control the virus spread and it requires the full cooperation from the public.