Shiv Sena warns of fresh lockdown due to Covid spread

Mumbai: Pointing out to an increasing number of Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana warned of an impending lockdown or stringent restrictions to tackle the resurgence.

An editorial in Saamana said that people should maintain self-discipline to avoid restrictions.

Meanwhile, amid spurt in coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, authorities in Jalgaon ordered to impose ‘Janata Curfew’ from 11 March 8 pm to 15 March, 8 am, officials said.

However, emergency services, MPSC and other Departments’ exams in the Municipal corporation limits in Jalgaon will be exempted from the curfew, said Abhijit Raut, Jalgaon (Maharashtra) District Collector.

In the meantime, Thane Municipal Commissioner imposed a complete lockdown till March 31 in Covid-19 hotspot areas in Thane city. So far 16 areas were marked as a hotspot in the city.


NT Bureau