COVID-19 Spike: Maharashtra Extends Lockdown Till June 1
Maharashtra government extends COVID-19 lockdown till June 1. The state mandates the negative RT-PCR report for those entering into the state
Maharashtra is among the list of states worst hit by the pandemic. As of Thursday i.e May 13, the state reported around 46,781 new COVID-19 cases, which is constantly surging for the last few days. The state government has officially extended the lockdown as the cases keep increasing. The extension of the lockdown is imposed till June 1 and all the outsiders are mandated to show the negative RT-PCR reports before entering the state.
Last month the state government had imposed the lockdown as the ‘break the chain’ initiative which was supposed to end on May 15. However, now the lockdown has been extended till June 1. According to the reports, the per-day growth rate average in Maharashtra is also half the national average as it stands at 0.8 per cent, stated Health Minister Tope recently.
Maharashtra Government extends the current COVID19 restrictions in the state till 7am on 1st June, to fight COVID19; negative RT-PCR report mandatory for those entering the state pic.twitter.com/jjccnpP6KV
— ANI (@ANI) May 13, 2021
Talking about India’s COVID-19 tally, the nation reported around 3,62,727 fresh Coronavirus cases, 3,52,181 discharges and 4,120 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the data issued by the Union Health Ministry.
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