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Maha’tra CM to address people of state at 8:30 pm over worsening COVID situation

By Saima Siddiqui 
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Maha’tra CM to address people of state at 8:30 pm over worsening COVID situation

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will reportedly address the people of his state today on April 2 at 8:30 pm, as informed by Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar.

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CM Uddhav Thackeray will also hold a meeting today with state’s top officials over the worsening COVID-19 situation in the state. The meeting including some officials of the union health ministry, is scheduled to take place at 4:30 pm at CM’s Varsha residence.

Today, Maharashtra’s Pune district ordered fresh Covid restrictions and night curfew, that will come in effect from tomorrow, April 3, 2021, in order to contain the spread of the virus.

According to the orders issued by Pune (Maharashtra) Divisional Commissioner – bars, hotels, restaurants – will remain closed for 7 days and only home deliveries will be allowed. Religious places will also be completely closed for the next 7 days.

To note, as per the State Health Department Thursday report, Maharashtra reported 43,183 new COVID-19 cases, 32,641 recoveries, 249 deaths in the last 24 hours. With new cases total tally in the state rose to 28,56,163 including 3,66,533 active cases and 24,33,368 total recoveries. The death toll surged to 54,898 including the new deaths.

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