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All shops to remain shut in Pune till April 30


Pune, Apr 5 (PTI) Struggling to bring coronavirus
positive cases under control, the Pune Municipal Corporation
(PMC) on Monday issued a fresh order notifying that barring
the essential services shops, other establishments and markets
in Pune city will remain closed till April 30.

All private offices will also remain shut except the
offices of cooperative, public and private sector banks,
insurance companies, telecom firms, IT & ITes firms and other
offices related to lawyers, CAs and financial entities, it

As per the order, a curfew (barring essential
services) will be imposed in the city from 6 pm on Fridays to
7 am on Mondays as part of the weekend lockdown.

“As per the state government”s direction, except for
the essential services shops, all the shops and markets in the
city will remain closed till April 30. The implementation of
the weekend lockdown order will also be done in the city
effectively,” Pune Mayor Murlidhar Mohol tweeted.

The PMC has already closed hotel, restaurants, and
bars, except room service in the lodging hotels, within the
city limits.

Alarmed by the huge rise in cases over the last few
days, the state government on Sunday announced a weekend
lockdown and night curfew during the weekdays from Monday to
April 30, in addition to a slew of other restrictions like the
closure of private offices, theatres and salons.

The weekend lockdown will start from 8 pm on Fridays
and last till 7 am on Mondays. Besides, prohibitory orders
will be in force during the daytime on weekdays, the Chief
Minister”s Office (CMO) had said in a statement.

On Monday, Punedistrict reported 8,075 new
coronavirus positive cases, taking the tally to 5,82,904 while
55 fatalities pushed the toll to 10,282, an official said.

A total of 3,240 people were discharged during the

With 2,152 fresh cases, the tally in Pimpri Chinchwad
township has reached 1,53,080. PTI SPK COR

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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