The current restrictions due to coronavirus in Pune district of Maharashtra have been prolonged until March 14 on Sunday, an official stated.
IMAGE: Students and staff depart for his or her respective cities after the Pune administration introduced partial restrictions citing a rise in COVID-19 circumstances, in Pune. Photograph: PTI Photo
These embrace restrictions on motion between 11 pm and 6 am for non-essential actions, in addition to closure of academic establishments, he stated.
The order was issued by District Collector Rajesh Deshmukh and Pune Municipal Commissioner Vikram Kumar, he stated.
The COVID-19 restrictions, from which important providers are exempt, had been imposed on February 21 due to the latest spike in an infection circumstances.
The district reported 1,505 new COVID-19 circumstances on Saturday, which took its complete case depend to 4,06,453.
The dying toll in the district until Saturday night time stood at 9,235, officers stated.
Meanwhile, in the wake of an increase in every day COVID-19 circumstances in Hingoli, the native administration has determined to impose curfew in the district from March 1 to 7.
A complete of 46 new COVID-19 circumstances have been discovered on Saturday in Hingoli, situated in the state’s Marathwada area, elevating its tally to 4,083, as per official figures.
Hingoli Collector Ruchesh Jayvanshi in an order issued on Saturday night stated the curfew will come into pressure from 7 am on Monday and proceed until March 7 midnight.
Schools, schools, spiritual locations and performance halls shall stay closed in the course of the interval, whereas banks will function just for administrative work, stated the order.
Bank officers are instructed to carry their identification playing cards whereas travelling to their office, it stated.
Milk retailers will be allowed to function from 9 am to 5 pm.
Medical shops are additionally permitted to stay open throughout the curfew interval, stated the order.
Government places of work will proceed to work, it stated.
The administration has additionally allowed continuation of freeway upkeep operations, and works associated to the departments of well being, electrical energy, phone, water drainage and sanitation.
Petrol pumps are instructed to promote gasoline solely to autos of the federal government, and people engaged in important and agriculture providers, the order stated.
Hotels and different meals suppliers for college students, who hail from different districts and are at present residing in Hingoli, are instructed to function parcel service between 9 am and seven pm in the course of the curfew interval, it stated.
On Saturday, Maharashtra reported greater than 8,000 new COVID-19 circumstances for the fourth straight day, elevating the caseload in the state to 21,46,777.
The dying toll in the state due to the pandemic has reached 52,092, as per official information.