Govt Puts Night Curfew In Maharashtra From Sunday
India has seen 59,118 new coronavirus infections in one day, and the highest single-day increase this year has been, according to data from the Union Health Ministry updated on Friday in the country, COVID-19 nationally to 1,18,46,652.
New Delhi: Night’s curfew from Sunday for the Maharashtra Struggling with the greatest increase in coronavirus infections since the start of the pandemic, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said. Center shopping is closed between 8 p.m. and 7 am, said the order.
Mr Thackeray cautioned against tighter limits if citizens did not comply with the safety rules of COVID-19. He said that county leaders would determine whether to order lockdowns but he said that abrupt state-wide lock-ups would not take place and the public would be notified beforehand.
“No lockdown, I don’t want to impose. However, given the spike in patients with coronavirus, there seems to be a likelihood that health care facilities will be reduced “In a statement released by his office, Mr Thackeray was quoted as saying.
He asked officials to make sure sufficient beds and pharmaceuticals are secure, the declaration said.
On Friday the highest increase of 1 day since the beginning of the pandemic and 112 deaths was reported in Maharashtra, 36,902 coronavirus infections. About 1.3 lakh cases were added in five days by the department. The record of yesterday’s 5,504 cases with 5,513 new infections and nine dead was also exceeded by Mumbai.
The highest single-day increase this year, which brought COVID-19 national tally to 1.18,46,652, was 59 118 new coronavirus infections per day in China, revised on Friday, according to the Union Health Ministry.
After around three and a half months, the active caseload split again with the four lakh mark.