Nandurbar, March 31: The district administration in Maharashtra's Nandurbar has announced complete lockdown from April 1 to April 15 in the wake of a rise in COVID-19 cases. The district administration also issued a list of services that will remain operational during the lockdown period. It includes essential services such shops selling grocery, vegetables and milk. Local transport services will remain suspended. Lockdown in Maharashtra Will Be Back if COVID-19 Appropriate Behaviour Not Followed, Says Deputy CM Ajit Pawar.
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All government departments and offices, medical services and banks will be operational in Nandurbar, said the district administration. Employees of these sectors won't need any special pass to travel for professional purposes. However, they must carry their identity cards. The district reported 269 new COVID-19 cases yesterday. Of them, 191 were reported from Nandurbar city, 50 from Shada, 5 from Nawapur and 23 from Taloda. COVID-19 Surge in Maharashtra: Lockdown Is An Option If People Fail to Follow COVID-19 Rules, Says CM Uddhav Thackeray.
What Will Remain Open During Lockdown?
Petrol pumps and fuel stations will remain open only for vehicles required for essential services and to government officials.
Online coaching centres will remain operational.
Grocery and vegetable shops will remain ope between 6 am to 11 am.
Milk distributors to operate from 7 am to 9 am and again from 6 pm to 8 pm.
All government offices and banks will remain functional.
What Will Remain Shut During Lockdown?
All schools, colleges and coaching centres will remain shut,
Cinema halls and malls will be closed.
Local public transport will remain suspended.
Markets and religious places will remain shut as well.
Nandurbar Lockdown Guidelines:
Maharashtra reported 27,918 new COVID-19 cases, 23,820 discharges and 139 deaths yesterday. The total number of coronavirus cases in the state now stands at 27,73,436. Maharashtra currently has 3,40,542 active COVID-19 cases.