Lockdown throughout weekends in Maharashtra, shrines, outlets, eating places shut | India Information
NEW DELHI: With Maharashtra witnessing a rise in each day coronavirus COVID-19 instances, the state authorities have introduced a ‘strict lockdown’ over the weekend. The weekend lockdown will begin from 8 pm on Friday (April 9) and be in place until 7 am on Monday (April 12). The federal government has additionally enforced an evening curfew within the state from 8 pm to 7 am each day when solely important providers might be allowed to operate.
As per the notification, important providers together with medical, grocery, fruit, milk outlets might be allowed to be opened. Motels can run the supply system. If the variety of corona instances doesn’t fall within the state following recent restrictions and there’s a scarcity of well being providers, the federal government might contemplate a whole lockdown throughout the state.
Part 144 has additionally been imposed prohibiting the meeting of 5 or extra folks all through the day.
On Saturday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray might maintain a gathering at his residence Varsha, by which imposing recent lockdown restriction within the state, like final 12 months, might be thought-about. Leaders of all events of the state have been invited to this assembly. The assembly might be attended by distinguished leaders of the three events concerned within the Mahavikas Aghadi authorities (MVA), leaders of BJP, MNS, API, SP amongst others.
Maharashtra reported 56,286 new coronavirus instances on Thursday (April 8), which took its caseload to 32,29,547, whereas on Wednesday it had recorded the very best each day rely of 59,907 instances. Final Sunday (April 4), the state authorities introduced a weekend lockdown and a lot of strict restrictions until April 30, together with an evening curfew and prohibitory orders in the course of the day time to include the unfold of the virus.