Maharashtra Govt Imposes Lockdown In Beed district Till 4 April
With the rapid increase of Covid 19 cases across the state, the government of Maharashtra declared a lockdown in the district of Beed from 26 March to 4 April on Wednesday.
The Beed District Collector ordered the lockdown to prevent further spread of the killer virus, as per reports. All marriage halls, hotels and restaurants in the district of Maharashtra remain shut throughout the lockdown.
During the lock-down time, all schools in the Beed District will also remain locked. During this time, all private offices will remain closed and their employees are urged to work from home.
However, during this time, shops selling essential goods like foodstuffs, milk and medicines will be excluded.
This is because Maharashtra is experiencing a massive increase in Covid-19 cases every day. 28,699 new infections, 13,165 recoveries and 132 deaths in a 24-hour period have been confirmed by the State.
The state health department notes that the total number of cases has increased to 25,33,026 of which 2,30,641 active cases and 22,47,495 recoveries.
Last week, Uddhav Thackeray’s uncle, Aaditya Thackeray, Maharashtra Chief Minister, declared that he tested positive for Covid-19.
In a tweet, he urgently screened the virus for those who had come into contact with him.
“I checked myself with mild COVID symptoms and I am COVID positive. I ask anyone who came in touch with me to test himself. I encourage everyone to realise that not let your guard down is extremely necessary. Follow COVID protocols and remain stable, “He tweeted. He had tweeted.