Mumbai: As coronavirus continues to wreak havoc across Maharashtra, the rising cases have risen to last years’s October peak forcing the state government to impose full lockdown/partial lockdown/night curfew/public curfew in many places.
On Friday, Maharashtra reported 15,817 new cases taking the number of COVID-19 cases to 22,82,191. There have been 56 deaths during the last 24 hours. The death toll from COVID-19 has risen to 52723.
While Mumbai recorded 1,647 new cases in Mumbai, on Friday. With this, the number of COVID-19 patients in Mumbai increased to 3,40,290. There have been four deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours taking the death toll to 11,523.
LOCKDOWN AND CURFEWS ARE IN EFFECT IN THESE MAHARASHTRA CITIES
Parbhani – A two-day weekend lockdown has been imposed starting from Friday 12 midnight till Monday 6 am.
Nagpur – A strict lockdown from March 15 to March 21 has been announced.
Wardha – A one-and-a-half day curfew has been imposed from 8 am to 8 pm on Monday night. All shops will remain closed except for essential services. Also, hotels, restaurants, shops, petrol pumps will be closed.
Meera Bhayander- Lockdown is in effect in containment and hotspot zones till March 31, while rest of the place will be operational as per rules – Hotels, restaurants, bars will be operational with 50% capacity. Shops selling goods will remain open up to 11 pm.
Aurangabad – A two-day weekend lockdown has been imposed for Saturday and Sunday, March 13 and March 14. During this time everything else except the urgent service and MIDC will remain closed. A partial lockdown was imposed in Aurangabad from March 11 and a curfew from 11 pm to 7 am.
Pune – Night curfew was imposed from 11 am to 6 am. All schools in the district are closed till March 31, gardens are also closed, hotels and goods can remain open till 10 o’clock in the night. A maximum of 50 people can attend the wedding and funeral.