Curfew imposed all over Maharashtra due to Coronavirus spread: Chief Minister Udhav Thackeray

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Mumbai, March 23, 2020: Chief Minister Udhav Thackeray announced today statewide curfew in Maharashtra. All district borders are sealed and no inter-district transportation will be allowed.

“Today I am compelled to announce a statewide curfew. People were not listening and we are compelled. All essential services to function and their transportation also allowed but with restrictions. Essentials like groceries, milk, bakery, medical etc will remain open. People need not panic. All religious places will remain closed. Only the priests and clerics alone will be inside and pray”, Thackeray said.

He added, “Yesterday we sealed the state borders and today we are sealing district borders. We will not allow it (Coronavirus) to spread to the districts which are unaffected as of now.”

The total number of Coronavirus positive patients has increased to 89 in Maharashtra.

A complete lockdown has been announced in 19 states and union territories. Some parts of 6 states and union territories have been kept under lockdown.