Coronavirus: New restrictions likely for Mumbai, parts of Maharashtra

New restrictions are likely to be imposed in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra as the state has been witnessing a spike in COVID-19 infections.

Maharashtra is India’s worst-hit state in terms of the absolute number of cases, the absolute number of deaths, the number of active infections, and the rate of rise in infections.

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Lockdown: Some regions already facing curbs

The new restrictions in Maharashtra could include new attendance norms for offices and businesses, some control over crowds at temples and shrines, and fresh bars on social events (both private and public), The Times of India reported.

Already, lockdown restrictions have been ordered in Nagpur and hotspots in Thane.

The Latur district has ordered a night curfew effective between 8 pm and 5 am.

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