In the wake of a spike in COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra government has imposed fresh set of restrictions in different districts to mitigate the spread of the virus. Here’s a list of new restrictions-
Complete Lockdown in Amravati-
A week-long complete lockdown has been announced in the Amravati District of Maharashtra, the state government said on Sunday. The lockdown will commence from Monday.
“A one-week complete lockdown will remain in force in Amravati district excluding Achalpur city. Only the essential services are permitted to operate,” Guardian Minister Yashomati Thakur told reporters.
Night Curfew Likely in Yatvmal, Nagpur-
Earlier today, Maharashtra Minister Vijay Wadettiwar told ANI, “In view of rising COVID-19 cases in districts like Nagpur, Amravati and Yatvmal, the Maharashtra Government is thinking of imposing a night curfew in the districts. A meeting will be chaired by the Chief Minister soon to make a decision.”
The state administration has been acting on high alert amid rising COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra.
On Saturday, BMC fined a total of 16,154 people for not wearing face masks at public places in Mumbai. Rs 32,30,800 has been collected by BMC on this single-day drive. Most of the people were fined at places like restaurants, theatres, gyms and clubs.
An FIR has also been registered against a restaurant in Mumbai’s Bandra West after a BMC team conducted a raid last night and found a gathering of 200 people. BMC also fined the restaurant of Rs 50,000 for flouting COVID-19 rules.
(With Inputs From ANI)
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