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Maharashtra Govt Extends Lockdown Restrictions Till Feb 28 Due to Surge in Infections

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Till Thursday night, there were 20,18,413 coronavirus positive cases in the state, where 50,944 people have succumbed to the infection.

The Maharashtra government on Friday extended till February 28, 2021 the coronavirus-induced lockdown restrictions in the state. A circular to this effect was issued by the state government.

”The state is threatened with the spread of COVID-19 virus and the government feels the need to take emergency measures,” the circular said. The government’s guidelines to operationalise ’Mission Begin Again’ for easing of restrictions and phase-wise opening will remain in force till February 28, it said.

The activities already allowed and permitted from time-to-time shall continue, it added. Till Thursday night, there were 20,18,413 coronavirus positive cases in the state, where 50,944 people have succumbed to the infection.

first published:January 29, 2021, 13:37 IST
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