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Maharashtra to impose lockdown in Akola and Amaravati amid surge in COVID-19 instances


Mumbai: As Maharashtra’s Akola and Amaravati witness a surge in rising COVID-19 instances it’s seemingly {that a} contemporary lockdown could possibly be imposed in these two districts, as per sources.

Greater than 500 instances of coronavirus has been registered in Akola within the final three days, beforehand solely 30-35 instances had been being reported day by day.

Because the variety of instances escalate, the district Justice of the Peace of the realm is more likely to make an announcement to impose lockdown quickly.

Whereas the coronavirus disaster in Amravati too has deepened with over 1400 instances being reported within the final three days.

The explanation for the rise in infections is as a result of not too long ago performed panchayat elections, a change in climate and return of crowd in some areas.

An official assertion from the District Justice of the Peace is more likely to come by Thursday night.

In the meantime, Maharashtra Water Sources Minister Jayant Patil has been discovered to be coronavirus optimistic. On Twitter, the minister additionally stated he’s doing fantastic and taking applicable medical recommendation.

“I’ve examined Covid optimistic. While I’m doing fantastic, I’m taking applicable medical recommendation and hope to recuperate quickly. I shall be enterprise my duties by way of video-conference,” he tweeted.

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