Maharashtra Lockdown: District and city-wise update about Coronavirus cases

Observing the significant rise in COVID-19 cases, the state government of Maharashtra and the respective civic bodies have imposed strict guidelines and lockdown to curb the spread of virus. Below mentioned is the detailed information as per districts.

Maharashtra Lockdown: District and city-wise update about Coronavirus cases

Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the state are increasing day by day and curfews have been imposed in many parts of Maharashtra. Furthemore, the government has imposed strict lockdown in several districts. In view of the growing cases in Maharashtra, restrictions are likely to be imposed in Mumbai and nearby areas along with other important cities, in the coming days.

This rise in the cases and the pattern is being observed since the beginning of February, and over the last few days, new figures are being reported. The growth has been substantial in March, and as a result, the situation in the state is deteriorating. 

The number of corona patients has increased tremendously in the last 24 hours in many cities. As many as 16,620 new coronavirus patients were found in the state on Sunday, March 15, 2021, post which the number of cases reached over 23.14 lakh. Currently, more than 1.26 lakh are undergoing treatment in Maharashtra and as many as 50 people died due to corona in a day. Moreover, 52,861 patients have died in the state so far, taking the state's mortality rate has reached 2.28 per cent

More than 8800 patients were discharged from the hospital on Sunday, and so far over 21.34 lakh patients have been cured, taking the recovery rate to 92.2 per cent. At present, over 5.83 lakh people are under home quarantine in the state and more than 5,400 people are in the institutional quarantine. More than 17.5 crore tests have been conducted, out of which 23.14 lakh have tested positive

Coronavirus status in Mumbai

The number of COVID-19 patients in Mumbai city has been steadily increasing for the last few days. As many as 1962 new coronavirus patients were found in Mumbai yesterday. During the day, 1259 patients were successfully treated and there are currently 13940 active patients in Mumbai. Seven patients died in a day, and so far, a total of 11531 patients have died due to the infection. Public transport is currently operational in Mumbai and everything is running smoothly as before. However, many people do not seem to be using mask sanitizer these days due to which an increase in coronavirus patients was observed. This rise is likely to lead to restrictions in Mumbai in the next few days. 

Coronavirus status in Pune

A large number of tests are being conducted in Pune district to prevent coronavirus infection. In a day, 1740 new COVID-19 patients have been added in Pune and 17 patients died during the day. Two of these patients are from outside Pune. So far 4,952 patients have died and at present 355 critical patients are undergoing treatment in Pune. There are currently 11,590 active patients and  the number of new patients is twice as high as the number of new ones. During the day, 14 COVID-19 patients died during treatment, two of these patients were from outside Pune. Of the patients undergoing treatment, the condition of 355 corona patients in Pune is critical. Meanwhile, the number of corona patients in Pune has reached over 2.18 lakh so far and a total of 4,952 infected people have died. The number of people who have recovered from Corona is 2,01,661. Strict restrictions will be imposed on the growing number of corona patients in Pune and a night curfew will be imposed in Pune city. The curfew will be in force from 11 pm to 6 am. Also, all schools in the district have been ordered to remain closed till March 31, 2021. However, hotels and malls will be open till 10 pm. Moreover, no more than 50 people will be allowed in the wedding ceremony and funeral.

Coronavirus status of Nagpur 

The number of coronavirus patients in Nagpur city has increased by 377 in a day and a total of 23,659 coronavirus patients have been registered in Nagpur city. As per the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), 1976 corona patients were found taking the total to over 1.49 lakh COVID-19 registered patients. Lockdown in Nagpur has been imposed due to the rapidly increasing number of corona patients. Strict lockdown was carried out in Nagpur city from March 15 to March 21, 2020, and this has been implemented since the morning of 15th. Security has been strengthened at the crossroad with  2500 police officials deployed in the city. Moreover, if  two persons are found riding a two-wheeler and more than two persons are found in a four-wheeler, the vehicle will be confiscated. In addition, anyone who does not follow the rules of lockdown will be severely punished.

Strict restrictions in Kalyan-Dombivali

Strict restrictions have been imposed in Kalyan-Dombivali area. Shops in Kalyan-Dombivali area will be open from 7 am to 7 pm. Shops will be open on Saturdays and Sundays as per the P-1 and P-2 plan. Food and beverage carts will continue to function until 7 p.m. The vegetable market will only be open at 50% capacity. Weddings and turmeric ceremonies should be held from 7 am to 9 pm as per the prescribed limits. Flouting any of these rules would lead to a criminal case which will be filed against the people who have booked and the hall owner. Moreover, bars in KDMC area will be open till 11 pm and action will be taken if a patient in home isolation is found walking outside.

Lockdown in Mira Bhayander till March 31

COVID-19 infection has increased in Mira Bhayandar and therefore, lockdown has been announced by Mira Bhayander Municipal Corporation (MBMC) administration, which will be effective in Mira Bhayandar until March 31. The order will remain in force till 12 noon on March 31, 2021. Although the lockdown has been declared in the hotspot area in Mira Bhayander area, the rule will not apply outside the hotspot area. All hotels, restaurants, bars, halls and food courts outside the hotspot and entertainment area will be serviced at 50 per cent capacity. Also, all types of shops, including malls, will be open till 11 pm.

Night curfew in Panvel

The local body has decided to impose night curfew in Panvel against the backdrop of increasing number of coronavirus patients. Keeping this in mind, curfew will be imposed in Panvel from March 12 to 22, 2021, from 11 pm to 5 am. Schools, colleges, coaching classes will be completely closed during this period. Only tenth and twelfth grade (Standard 10 and 12) teaching classes are allowed as an exception due to the approaching examination. Moreover, permission of the police will be required to hold any wedding ceremony in the municipal area till March 22, 2021

Night curfew in Washim

A night curfew was imposed in Washim district from March 8 to March 15, 2021. Accordingly, night curfew will be imposed from 5 pm to 9 am. A 38-hour curfew is in force from 5 pm on Saturday to 9 am on Monday. Meanwhile, dairy vendors have been allowed from 9 am to 5 pm. Hospitals and medical will continue for 24 hours

Public curfew in Dhule

A four-day public curfew has been declared in Dhule district and will be from 6 pm on Sunday to 6 am on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. All services except the essential  will be closed during this period and markets in Dhule district will remain closed till March 31, 2021.

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