With the rising COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, the administration has decided to impose a lockdown in Nagpur from March 15.
The lockdown will remain in place till March 21. Only essential services such as vegetable and fruit shops, milk and essential services will continue to open.
The lockdown has been imposed in all the areas that come under the Nagpur Police Commissionerate.
A year ago, the first corona patient was found on this day in Nagpur.
On Wednesday, Maharashtra reported the highest daily new COVID-19 cases at 13,659 (almost 60 per cent of the daily new cases). Notably, six states including Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu cumulatively account for 85.91 per cent of the new coronavirus cases reported in the past 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry informed on Thursday.
A total of 22,854 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.
India’s total COVID-19 active caseload has reached 1,89,226 today. The present active caseload in the country now stands at 1.68 per cent of India’s total positive cases.
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