Maharashtra Night Curfew: On the backdrop of considerably rising Coronavirus instances in Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray-led state authorities on Friday introduced that evening curfew might be imposed within the state from Sunday (March 28) as a way to comprise the unfold of the lethal virus.
As per studies, the Chief Minister ordered all authorities to “strictly enforce” the evening curfew guidelines in Maharashtra in order that transmission of Covid-19 is contained.
Under the brand new pointers for the state-wide evening curfew, all malls will stay closed from eight pm to 7 am in Maharashtra.
“Night curfew to be imposed in Maharashtra from the night of 28th March. A separate order in this regard will be issued by the Disaster management and rehabilitation department soon,” Maharashtra CMO mentioned.
The announcement by the Maharashtra authorities got here after Thackeray reviewed the COVID-19 scenario within the state in a gathering with divisional commissioners, district collectors, superintendents of police and deans of medical faculties.
Announcing the state-wide evening curfew, Thackeray additionally warned of stricter restrictions if the folks didn’t observe COVID-19 security protocol. He additionally requested officers to make sure the supply of ample hospital beds and medicines.
“I do not wish to impose lockdown. But there seems a possibility of healthcare facilities falling short given the rise in the number of coronavirus patients,” information company PTI quoted Thackeray as saying.
The resolution comes a day after Maharashtra recorded 35,952 coronavirus infections on Thursday, the very best one-day rise for the reason that pandemic started. Surprisingly, Maharashtra added over one lakh instances in 4 days.