Hair salons in Maharashtra reopened at this time, after over three months of downing shutters because of the coronavirus-induced lockdown.
The Maharashtra authorities had issued a notification to reopen salons within the state below its ”Mission Start Once more Part IV”.
Shahid Hussain, a salon proprietor, instructed information company ANI, “We’ll document prospects” temperatures and supply them with hand sanitisers once they enter our store. We’ll use a brand new towel and haircut seat for every buyer.”
Hairstylists will put on Private Protecting Tools (PPE) kits like masks and gloves.
“Use and throw merchandise will likely be used. And not using a prior appointment, we is not going to attend to any buyer. We’ll solely use 4 to 5 employees on the most,” he mentioned.
A barber within the store mentioned, “We’ll use gloves, sanitiser and attempt to keep distance.”
Based on the federal government notification, barbershops, salons, and sweetness parlours will likely be allowed to operate solely with prior appointments. And solely chosen providers corresponding to haircut, dyeing hair, threading, and so forth, are allowed. Pores and skin-related providers is not going to be permitted in the meanwhile. This could prominently be displayed prominently in all of the outlets.
The order additionally mentioned that salons ought to adhere to straightforward working procedures (SOPs) on hygiene and cleanliness, and staff should put on protecting gear together with gloves, aprons and masks.
Maharashtra Reduction and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar mentioned that throughout the state cupboard assembly held on Thursday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray agreed to permit salons to reopen with adherence to the SOPs on hygiene and cleanliness.
The salon operators had demanded that they be allowed to do their enterprise or else the federal government present them a monetary package deal, the minister mentioned in his video message.
For the second consecutive day, Maharashtra recorded over 5,000 COVID-19 instances taking the state’s tally to 1,59,133. Mumbai recorded 1,400 new instances, taking town’s depend to 74,252.