Maharashtra imposes further restrictions in Buldhana district as Covid cases surge
Buldhana, Feb 22: Maharashtra district administration of Buldhana on Monday imposed restrictions in Buldhana city, Chikahli, Khamgaon, Deulgaon Raja, and Malkapur areas of Buldhana following a rise in COVID-19 cases since early February.
Buldhana District Collector S Ramamurthy told news agency ANI,''Essential services will be permitted between 8 am and 3 pm. Strict action will be taken against people who would violate the guidelines. Home isolation is not permitted.''
With 199 fresh cases recorded on Tuesday, the COVID-19 in the district has mounted to 14,944.
Maharashtra recorded 5210 new cases of Covid-19, registering a slight dip in the number of Covid-19 cases on Monday. Mumbai too witnessed a similar decline after registering 761 new cases, and zero fatalities. The total number of cases in the state now stands at 21,06,094.