COVID-19 surge: Nagpur authorities to implement ‘strict’ lockdown from 15-21 March, says Maharashtra govt
Personal workplaces will stay closed and authorities workplaces will work at 25 p.c capability, district guardian minister Nitin Raut mentioned on Thursday
Nagpur: A “strict lockdown” might be enforced in Nagpur from 15 to 21 March in view of spike in COVID-19 instances, district guardian minister Nitin Raut introduced on Thursday. The district has been reporting a spike in each day instances for the reason that final month.
Raut chaired a gathering of prime district officers right here and later instructed reporters that the lockdown might be enforced within the Nagpur Police Commissionerate limits from 15 to 21 March.
Throughout the lockdown, non-public workplaces will stay closed, whereas authorities workplaces will work at 25 p.c capability, mentioned Raut. Outlets of important commodities will stay open, the minister mentioned. Alcohol might be bought on-line solely through the lockdown interval.
Raut mentioned individuals mustn’t transfer out unnecessarily.
On 22 February, some restrictions had been imposed in Nagpur, together with strict curbs on weekends. On Wednesday, the district reported 1,710 new coronavirus instances, which pushed its total tally to 1,62,053.
There are 12,166 lively COVID-19 instances at current in Nagpur.
A complete of 4,417 individuals have died as a result of viral an infection within the district to this point, as per official figures.
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray had final 12 months in January had appointed guardian ministers for all 36 districts of the state.
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