Pune administration on Sunday introduced evening curfew within the metropolis, within the wake of rising circumstances of the novel coronavirus. The evening curfew will probably be imposed from 11 pm to six am, throughout which no public motion will probably be allowed, Pune Divisional Commissioner stated. These concerned in important companies will, nevertheless, be exempted from the restrictions, he stated.
Colleges and faculties within the metropolis can even stay closed until February 28, the Pune Divisional Commissioner stated.
The Uddhav Thackeray authorities is considering imposing an evening curfew throughout the state of Maharashtra, as there was a spike in coronavirus circumstances lately. A choice concerning this will probably be quickly taken by the state authorities, State Reduction and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar knowledgeable on Sunday.
This comes amid a rising variety of circumstances in Maharashtra which has prompted the state authorities officers to strengthen the coronavirus norms. The State Well being Division on Saturday knowledgeable that 6,281 new COVID-19 circumstances and 40 deaths have been reported within the final 24 hours.
In the meantime, a complete of 37,030 folks have been vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19 on Saturday, within the drive underway throughout Maharashtra, taking the whole tally of inoculations to eight,97,413, an official stated.
Of the 37,030 who received the vaccine photographs, 24,534 obtained the primary dose whereas 12,496 received the second, he added.
“Of those that received the primary dose, 11,050 have been well being care employees whereas 13,484 have been frontline employees. To this point, we’ve got given the primary dose to six,08,829 folks and the second dose to 40,241,” the official knowledgeable.