#Covid19: Lockdown Declared In This Important Maharashtra City From March 15th
The complete lockdown has been announced in Nagpur from March 15 to March 21. Only essential services like vegetable, fruit shop, milk booths will continue to be available during the lockdown. The step is taken to stop the spread of coronavirus. Maharashtra has been the worst affected state with a record of 13,659 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday. This pushed the total case tally in Maharashtra to 22,52,057.
Maharashtra Report A Surge In Daily Cases
The state has seen a total of 20,99,207 recoveries, with 9,913 patients discharged from hospitals on Wednesday, according to the health bulletin released by authorities on Wednesday. Nagpur division has reported 2,43,726 infections and 4,877 fatalities so far. The number of cases in the Pune division stood at 5,46,396 and the death toll at 11,813.
“In the coming days, there might be some places where a lockdown is inevitable. We will take the decision in the next couple of days,” Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said after taking his first shot of the anti-Covid vaccine.
“There is no need to have any fear or apprehension about the vaccines. I appeal to whoever is eligible to get vaccinated. We are speeding up vaccination,” Thackeray added.
Maharashtra recorded 13,659 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday
Also on Wednesday Mumbai reported 1,539 cases, Pune 1,384, Nagpur division has reported 2,43,726 infections and 4,877 fatalities so far. Nagpur 1,513, Nashik 750, Yavatmal district 403, Aurangabad 560 and Pimpri-Chinchwad 590.
“Complete Lockdown remains imposed in Nagpur City Police Commissionerate area from March 15 to March 21,” Nagpur Guardian Minister Nitin Raut said, adding that the essential services will continue in the district.
‘Janta curfew’ will be imposed for three days in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon district, starting today. The curfew will be in place from 8 pm on Thursday till 8 am on Monday. Announcing the strict measure last week, the district magistrate of Jalgaon Abhijit Raut said that emergency services will keep functioning.