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Pune data over 1,100 new COVID-19 instances, 6 demise in final 24 hours, CM Uddhav Thackeray bans gatherings in Maharashtra


New Delhi: Pune district in Maharashtra witnessed as many as 1,176 new COVID-19 instances and 6 deaths within the final 24 hours on Sunday, as Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray prohibited all of the political, non secular, and social gatherings within the state from Monday.

In response to Well being Division, Pune Zilha Parishad on Sunday, the demise toll because of COVID-19 mounted to 9,183, whereas the general constructive instances stand at 3,98,607 together with 7,355 lively instances.

Within the final 24 hours, Maharashtra reported 6,971 new COVID-19 instances and 35 deaths, as per the state well being division. The whole variety of COVID-19 instances within the state has reached 21,00,884 with the addition of latest instances. The demise toll within the state has risen to 51,788 with the addition of 35 deaths.

The most recent information until Sunday night mentioned {that a} whole of 19,94,947 folks have recovered from the virus within the state, with 2,417 further recoveries, whereas the variety of lively instances stands at 52,956.

In the meantime, the district administration in Pune metropolis introduced to shut all the academic establishments to curb the sudden rise in COVID-19 instances. The town additionally imposed an evening curfew, the place, from 11 pm to six am, to disallow public motion apart from these concerned in important companies.

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that the approaching eight days will resolve whether or not there will probably be a lockdown within the state, in view of rising variety of COVID-19 instances within the state.

In a video tackle, CM Thackeray mentioned, “Would you like lockdown? The subsequent eight days will resolve. Maharashtra has reported round 7,000 COVID instances as we speak. If the COVID-19 scenario deteriorates, then we’ve to impose lockdown.”

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“Those that need a lockdown can roam round with out masks whereas those that don’t need it should put on a masks and observe all the foundations.”With regards to the state authorities`s marketing campaign towards COVID-19 “my household, my duty”, the chief minister launched a brand new slogan “I’m accountable”.

The Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray additionally introduced that every one the political, non secular and social gatherings will probably be prohibited within the state, including “The pandemic is elevating its head within the state, however whether or not it’s one other wave or not, it will likely be recognized in eight to fifteen days.”

He additional mentioned that the lockdown will not be the answer to COVID-19, however it’s the solely possibility to interrupt the cycle of the virus, including “Lockdown just isn’t the best way out, however stopping bodily contact is the best way to interrupt the transmission chain. A century in the past, there was the Spanish Flu. Then additionally masking up, washing arms, sustaining bodily distancing was the technique used.”

Notably, Amravati district in Maharashtra will reportedly be positioned below a week-long lockdown from Monday eight pm, and solely important companies will probably be allowed to operate within the space. The authorities have warned that the lockdown may very well be prolonged if folks don’t observe COVID-19 norms.

The district can even witness the closure of Cinema homes, gyms, swimming swimming pools, parks and gatherings for leisure, academic, cultural, non secular functions and so on can even not be permitted.

(With Company Inputs)

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