Maharashtra has reported astir six lakh cases successful March, pushing the authorities authorities to instrumentality stringent measures to cheque the accelerated dispersed of Covid-19 infection. The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi has imposed a lockdown successful aggregate regions and is considering state-wide restrictions soon.
Officials are preparing a program for implementation of a lockdown, which volition person a minimum interaction connected the system connected the proposal of the authorities COVID-19 task force. Maharashtra’s cumulative tally of infections stood astatine 27,45,518 arsenic connected Monday.
Lockdown successful districts:
– After implicit 400 cases were recorded daily, the medication Nandurbar has imposed a lockdown successful the territory from midnight of March 31 to April 15.
– All non-essential services/ activities specified arsenic section markets, cinema halls, malls and spiritual places volition stay unopen during lockdown.
– Local transport volition beryllium non-operational during this period.
– Meanwhile, the territory medication has instructed petrol pumps and substance stations to supply substance lone to vehicles required for indispensable services and to authorities officials. The pump managers person been asked to cheque I-cards of specified conveyance owners earlier giving them fuel, The Times of India reported.
– Educational institutes to stay closed.
– Grocery and vegetables volition beryllium sold betwixt 6 americium to 11 americium each day.
– Meanwhile, successful Aurangabad, the determination to enforce lockdown successful the territory from March 31 till April 9 has been rescinded. Aurangabad District Collector Sunil Chauhan told reporters connected Tuesday that the determination to o.k. lockdown stands cancelled.
– “We person discussed with NGOs, different organisations and governmental associations, it was besides discussed with the authorities and the lockdown which was scheduled from 12:00 p.m. till 9 April, has been canceled. We had submitted a connection regarding lockdown to the government. Revised guidelines volition beryllium presented soon,” helium said.
– The medication was to enforce a lockdown for a 10-day play successful Aurangabad connected Wednesday, wherever lone indispensable services would person been allowed during the period.
In Maharashtra, Pune tops the database with 59,475 cases, the different affected districts successful Maharashtra are – Mumbai (46,248), Nagpur (45,322), Thane (35,264), Nashik (26,553), Aurangabad (21,282), Nanded (15,171) and Ahmednagar (7,952).