The ministry has requested in a press release on Sunday to hold meetings, processions, rallies, gatherings, conferences, seminars, meetings, crowded businesses and not to work, use masks, maintain physical distance and wash hands with soap and water.
The highest number of daily infections in India in the last four months was confirmed on Saturday.
On Saturday, 40,953 people were confirmed infected.
Due to the infighting within the ruling party in Nepal and its political impact, crowded gatherings are held on a daily basis.
What is happening in India?
As the COVID epidemic is on the rise in India, mandatory coronavirus testing will be introduced in crowded places in Mumbai.
According to the local government, some of the selected people in places like shopping malls and railway stations will be tested quickly from Monday.
More than 159,000 people have died of covid so far in India. So far, the total number of infected people has exceeded 11.5 million.
What is the situation in Mumbai now?
In recent weeks, a fast-moving coronavirus has been found in India and the infection is on the rise.
In Mumbai, 2,982 people were confirmed infected on Saturday
Officials say a mandatory rapid test program will begin on Monday at crowded locations.
At the local body, the commissioner told India Today that anyone entering a busy area of Mumbai should be prepared for antigen testing.
These tests will be free at all locations except shopping malls. At the shopping center, only those who have been tested will have to pay the fee.
Coronavirus status in India
Authorities have not disclosed what action will be taken against those who do not want to participate in the trial.
India has the third highest number of infections in the world and the fourth highest number of deaths.
Although infections began to decline in early 2021, doctors say they have re-emerged due to a lack of health precautions.
In recent years, Maharashtra, which has the highest number of infections in India, has seen many new infections. Mumbai belongs to Maharashtra.
Outbreaks appear to be exacerbated in Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh.
What is happening with the vaccination program in India?
In some parts of India, restrictions such as lockdown or restaurant closures have been re-imposed.
According to the BBC’s India correspondent Sautik Biswas, there is a clear danger that India will not reap the benefits of a reduced transition in February.
The vaccination program was started in January in India.
So far, the number of people vaccinated with at least one dose of covid has reached 40 million.
Currently, vaccines targeted at older people will soon be available to others.