Raut, who’s the guardian minister of Nagpur metropolis, stated that major markets will remain shut on weekends. However, lodges and eating places can run at 50 per cent capability.
“Due to rising COVID-19 cases in Nagpur district, schools, colleges, and coaching classes to remain closed till March 7. Main markets to remain closed on weekends. Hotels, restaurants to run at 50 per cent capacity and marriage halls to be closed after February 25 till March 7,” Raut stated.
This comes a day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray gave a stern warning to the folks saying there will probably be a complete lockdown if they do not begin carrying face masks.
In a video deal with, Thackeray stated, “Do you want lockdown? The next eight days will decide. Maharashtra has reported around 7,000 COVID cases today. If the COVID-19 situation deteriorates, then we have to impose lockdown. Those who want a lockdown can roam around without mask while those who do not want it must wear a mask and follow all the rules.”
Referring to the state authorities’s marketing campaign towards COVID-19 ‘my household, my duty, the chief minister launched a brand new slogan “I am responsible”.
“The new slogan ‘I am responsible’ conveys that people must be responsible for themselves. People must make sure that they are wearing a mask, keeping social distancing and washing their hands,” he stated.
According to the state well being division, the full quantity of energetic COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra reached 54,159. Till right this moment, 19,94,947 folks have recovered from the illness in the state. In the final 24 hours, 35 deaths have been reported due to COVID-19 in the state. With these, the dying toll has gone up to 51,788 in Maharashtra.