Mumbai: Corona virus cases are increasing again in many cities of Maharashtra. In view of this, school-colleges have been closed in Pune till 28 February and apart from Pune, movement has also been banned from 11 am to 6 am in Nashik. Apart from this, lockdowns have been announced in Yavatmal, Amravati and Achalpur. The entire lockdown has been imposed in Amravati and Achalpur in Maharashtra, which will be in force from 8 pm today (22 February) to 1 March 8 am. There will be complete lockdown in Yavatmal, Akola and Akot from 6 am tomorrow (February 22) to 6 am on March 1. However, emergency services will continue in these districts.
In Mumbai, 1355 buildings have been sealed in view of rising cases of corona virus. Apart from this, if there is more than 5 patients in any building, there is a provision to seal it as a precaution. After the fast-growing cases of Kovid-19, the state government has announced a ban on all political and religious programs, where there is a possibility of a mob. Along with this, the government has indicated that if the situation worsens, then a lockdown may also take place in Maharashtra.
In the last 10 days, new cases of corona virus have increased rapidly in Maharashtra and about 47 thousand new cases have been reported. On Sunday (21 February), 6791 cases were reported in Maharashtra and for the third consecutive day more than 6000 new cases of Kovid-19 were registered in the state. On Sunday, 921 cases were reported in Mumbai, 666 in Amravati, 640 in Pune, 599 in Nagpur, 291 in Pimpri Chinchwad and 103 in Aurangabad city.