Section 144 imposed in Mumbai till 30th September, due to rising Coronavirus cases

As of today, Maharashtra has reported 11,45,840 cases of the coronavirus.

Due to the surging COVID-19 cases, Mumbai police relaid Section 144 in the city till the 30th of September. The prohibitory orders which have been imposed, restricts movement and the gathering of 4 or more people. This imposition has already been in place since the time the lockdown came into force and it does not come with any changes pertaining to the guidelines of Unlock 4.0. There are no new restrictions which have been added to this order.

1,78,385 Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mumbai

This prohibitory order is an extension of the previous order which is already in effect and the granted exemptions will continue to be effectual. The restrictions which are listed for the containment zones, will see no changes. Essential stores selling vegetables, ration, milk and so on, to remain open. Hospitals, pharmacies, pathology laboratories, medical nursing colleges and others in this category, will be allowed to remain functional as well.

The sudden order created an atmosphere of panic amidst the citizens so the Maharashtra Cabinet Minister took to Twitter to clear out the confusions.

As of today, Maharashtra has reported 11,45,840 cases of the coronavirus, out of which the city of Mumbai has contributed to 1,78,385 patients. The state observed 31,734 deaths whereas the city witnessed 8690 fatalities. In all, 8,12,354 patients have recovered in the state. currently, there are 30,1752 active cases in the state of Maharashtra.

A message to all our readers

As a responsible citizen, please do follow the directives as suggested by the medical professionals and do not self-medicate instead of getting help, at the slightest sign of any symptoms. Even if you're stepping out for your essentials, do not forget your masks and sanitizers and maintaining a distance is an absolute compulsion! Remember that curve is far from being flattened.

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