Mumbai, Oct. 21 -- As Covid-19 cases continue to show a decline, state health minister Rajesh Tope hinted that further relaxations for train travel could be provided post-Diwali if cases continue to remain low.

Maharashtra added 1,825 fresh infections on Wednesday, the fifth consecutive day of under 2,000 cases.

Currently, only people who are fully vaccinated are allowed to use the Mumbai suburban train services. The state government has been gradually easing the restrictions to prevent Covid-19 since mid-August. Recently, the state has decided to open up theatres and drama auditoriums with 50% occupancy from October 22, while on Tuesday, it also extended operational timings for shops and restaurants.

Tope said that additional categories...