Rising Covid instances: One week lockdown in Maharashtra’s Amravati district
Maharashtra authorities on Sunday introduced lockdown in Amravati district beginning tomorrow for per week in view of the rising coronavirus instances. Nonetheless, important companies will likely be allowed to operate throughout the lockdown interval.
“One-week full lockdown to stay in drive in Amravati district excluding Achalpur metropolis,” mentioned state cupboard minister Yashomati Thakur
The choice, which was taken as instances proceed to rise throughout Maharashtra, comes after the tightening of restrictions in Pune, together with curbs on individuals’s motion at night time.
The Amravati district administration earlier imposed a weekend lockdown that’s set to finish on Monday, throughout which markets and different institutions remained shut.
The Maharashtra well being division on Friday clarified that there is no such thing as a proof of any overseas pressure of Covid-19 virus within the state’s Akola, Yavatmal and Amravati districts.
The state reported 6,281 new Covid-19 instances and 40 deaths within the final 24 hours.