Mumbai’s Lifeline Local Trains Stopped till March 31
With the increasing number of coronavirus cases in Mumbai, the railway authorities have suspended the local and outstation trains till March 31. The local trains are considered as the lifeline of Mumbai as over 80 lakh people travel in them every day. The Central and the Western Railway operate over 3,000 services on suburban routes daily. This is the first time in the past several decades that suburban trains have been stopped.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has imposed a nationwide lockdown in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The restrictions came into force at midnight local time (18:30 GMT) and will be enforced for 21 days. He appealed for people not to panic – but crowds quickly mobbed stores in the capital, Delhi, and other cities.
The current count of COVID19 patients in the state of Maharashtra is 116. 4 people from Mumbai are identified as positive due to travel history or contacts.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has invoked relevant sections of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 to order the closure of all non-essential services and businesses.
Life in Pune Under Full Coronavirus Lockdown
Ahead of a Nationwide expected ‘lockdown, Pune city has started taking measures to combat its spread in the city. Maharashtra is the worst coronavirus-hit state in this country and Pune is one of the worst-hit cities. It has reported 16 cases so far and the district combined with Pimpri – Chinchwad has reported 28 cases.
The four new cases on Sunday were relatives of a 41-year-old woman in Pune who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. She was the first domestic case of the virus in the city. The first coronavirus case in Maharashtra was from Pune. Pune has yet to report a coronavirus death.
Section 144 in Nashik; 2 more suspected cases admitted
Nashik citizens who had gone abroad and got admitted to the hospital after complaining of throat pain, cough or breathlessness, the sources said. Meanwhile, in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, Nashik Saraf Association has decided to keep all jewellery shops in the city closed.
Corona Virus Nagpur Update: No Positive cases in the last 9 days, 162 in Isolation, 658 under follow-up
In Nagpur, the number of positive cases has remained four in Nagpur for the last 9 days. The number of people under observation in isolation is 162. Over 658 people are under follow-up regimen under home and isolation quarantine.
The government decided to shut down all nonessential services in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region as Nagpur till the end of this month… Grocery shops, Milk shops, Banks will be functioning and will be exempt.” said the Chief Minister.
Wardha Corona Suspects Shops Sealed
Suggestions were made to stay in the house alone. However, in violation of this suggestion, they opened their shop. Five citizen shops have been sealed while taking action in the case. The five suspects came from a coronated country. As a precaution, they were advised to remain alone in the house. Currently, there is no coronary artery disease in the Wardha district. However, 26 people from overseas are being monitored. Fourteen of them were found to have no coronary infection. While 12 people were being monitored in the care of the health department. Currently, none of the suspects (Wardha Corona Suspects) report is positive.
Maharashtra: Covid-19 patient in Aurangabad recovers, tests negative
Aurangabad, Maharashtra: Covid-19 patient in Aurangabad recovers, tests negative Aurangabad, Mar 21 () The woman, who tested positive for coronavirus in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad district, has now tested negative for the infection following treatment, an official said.
The woman, with travel history to Russia and Kazakhstan, had tested positive for the virus on March 13, district health officer Dr. Sundar Kulkarni told. Her latest swab reports after treatment have come out negative, he said. “Our line of treatment has worked. We used retroviral therapy, which is a combination of three to four drugs. She will remain under observation till the end of this month and then discharged,” the official said. At least 21 swab samples were taken from the college where she works as a lecturer and all of them have tested negative, he added.
COVID-19: Two students from Amravati stuck in Italy
AMRAVATI: Samples of four people sent for novel coronavirus testing from Amravati in Maharashtra on Saturday returned negative, while ten new samples were sent on Sunday, health officials said.
So far 47 samples sent from the district have tested negative, they said. Two students from the Amravati district are stuck in Italy due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Meanwhile, the Janta curfew, as well as the 5 pm tribute to frontline health and essential services staff, got an overwhelming response in the district. Roads were deserted in Amravati and Badnera cities, and shops were closed
Coronavirus: 8 in-home quarantine in Maha’s Bhandara
Eight people were placed in a home. Quarantine in Bhandara in Maharashtra on Monday for suspected exposure to novel coronavirus, officials said.
They are between the age of 25 and 68 and had recently traveled to the United Arab Emirates and the United States among other nations, an official said.
One of the patients in home isolation told PTI that he had returned from abroad nine days ago and was asked to remain indoors for two weeks.
2 coronavirus cases found in Yavatmal; Maharashtra’s Covid-19 count increases
Two persons who had recently returned from Dubai were confirmed to have contracted the coronavirus in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal city on Saturday, a senior official said. The number of confirmed cases in Maharashtra as of March 14 at 4.55 pm was 14. The two patients were among a group of nine who had returned from Dubai on March 1, said district collector MD Sinh.
All of them were placed in quarantine, but seven of them tested negative while a man and a woman tested positive, the collector said. They have been admitted to Yavatmal government hospital and their condition was stable, he added.
So, the decision has been taken by Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji that 21 days of lockdown in India. We support that decision and keep social distancing from each other. Stay at home and taking care of yourself and your’re loved ones. It’s in our hands how we fight against corona.
We have to win a war against coronavirus in 21 days. The entire country should come together to defeat the threat and spread of Coronavirus in the next 21 days.