Maharashtra extends lockdown-like curbs till June 1 to curb spread of COVID-19 | India News

Mumbai: The Maharashtra authorities on Thursday (Could 13, 2021) prolonged the continuing COVID-19 lockdown curbs within the state to interrupt the chain of transmission.

The state authorities additionally imposed further stringent restrictions, which might be imposed within the subsequent section beginning saturday. 

The Uddhav Thackeray-leave Shiv Sena authorities has now made carrying a destructive RT-PCR report back to enter the state by way of any mode of transportation obligatory. The take a look at report must be issued inside 48 hours earlier than the time of entry into the state.

All restrictions enforced as per earlier orders for individuals arriving from locations of “delicate origin” might be relevant to everybody.

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In case of cargo carriers, no more than two individuals might be allowed to journey in these autos.

The lockdown-like curbs had been earlier imposed within the state on April 5.

The curbs had been additional tightened on April 15 with Part 144 of the CrPc, banning meeting of 5 or extra individuals, imposed in all the state.

Earlier, the well being ministry has proposed an extension of lockdown for 15 extra days. 

“There isn’t a enough provide of vaccine vials by the Centre for inoculation of above-45 age group individuals. Therefore, the state cupboard determined to divert the inventory, bought for the 18-44 age group, for the above-45 age group. Due to this fact, we’re suspending the inoculation of the 18-44 age group for some interval,” state Well being Minister Rajesh Tope mentioned.

“Maharashtra’s Covid-19 development charge is merely half of the nation’s every day development charge. The state’s per day development charge is 0.eight p.c as towards the nation’s charge of 1.four per cent. The state is finishing up round two lakh assessments every day whereas per million testing is round 2.50 lakh. It’s a superb signal for us,” Tope added.

(With Company inputs)

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