Jalgaon Collector Abhijit Raut told news agency ANI on Tuesday that a ‘Janta Curfew’ has been imposed from March 11, 8 pm till March 15, 8 am in the municipal corporation limits in the district. Raut added that emergency services, Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC), and examinations for other departments have been exempted.
As per the order from the district, the Janata curfew will be observed in the district on March 12, 13, and 14. During the Janata curfew, every service will be closed except for essential services.
Nagpur reported 1,073 new cases, followed by 993 in Pune city, 573 in Pimpri Chinchwad, 469 in Aurangabad, 384 in Amravati, and 200 in Nanded. Ahmednagar city saw 157 fresh cases, while Jalgaon and Nashik cities added 237 and 224 infections, respectively.
However, Mumbai division, Thane city, Kalyan, Dombivali, Bhiwandi, Mira Bhayander, Palghar, Vasai, Virar and Raigad did not report a single COVID-19 fatality during the day.
Maharashtra COVID-19 cases
Maharashtra has reported more than 10,000 fresh COVID-19 cases since two consecutive days.
Maharashtra on Sunday added 11,141 new infections, taking the tally to 22,19,727.
38 deaths have taken the death toll in Maharashtra to 52,478.
On Friday and Saturday, the state reported 10,216 and 10,187 cases, respectively.
Mumbai reported 1,361 fresh cases during the day while Mumbai division, including Mumbai and satellite cities, added 2,493 new infections.
Mumbai city’s case tally reached 3,35,569 while the overall death toll rose to 11,504.
The mortality rate in Sangli, Mumbai, Ratnagiri, Kolhapur, Parbhani, Solapur, Osmanabad, and Satara is more than 3%.
The doubling rate of cases in Maharashtra now stands at 170.94 days which is now left with 97,983 active cases.
The government on Wednesday shared data of the number of people who tested positive for no…