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Food delivery services cannot operate after 8 p.m. in Mumbai due to the COVID-19 restrictions.

The new COVID-19 guidelines issued by the BMC permits online home delivery of food and essential goods for 24 hours on all days.

The new COVID-19 guidelines issued by the BMC permits online home delivery of food and essential goods for 24 hours on all days. Maharashtra is witnessing a huge spike in coronavirus cases and is the severely affected state in India. Amid the rising number of cases, the Government of Maharashtra has imposed night curfews and restrictions in the state barring essential services till May 1, 2021.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) issued directives, an extension of those issued on April 7. It clarified that some workers and services would be exempt from restrictions under the government's ‘Break the Chain’ order. The guidelines allowed 24-hours online delivery of foods and essential supplies. Food supply service providers like Zomato, Swiggy, and roadside food stalls can provide parcel and takeaway services. The relaxation is also provided to others, such as maids, cooks, nurses, and drivers.

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.

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