India covid second wave SOS, states issue strict curbs: Here’s everything you need to know about what is allowed, protocols & restrictions

14 April, 2021 | newsx bureau

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The number of people infected in India has surpassed 1.38 crore after more than 1.84 lakh new cases were registered in the last 24 hours. The estimated number of people killed by Covid has grown to...

As the Coronavirus outbreak continues to wreak havoc in India at an uncontrollable pace with the graph of coronavirus infections expanding exponentially, more than 1,84,000 new Covid-19 cases have been registered in the world for the first time in the last 24 hours. The active caseload in India has now surpassed 13 lakhs cases of infections in India and over 1,000 people have died till now.

According to the Union Ministry of Health, the number of people infected in India has surpassed 1.38 crore after more than 1.84 lakh new cases were registered in the last 24 hours. Although the estimated number of people killed by Covid-19 has grown to 1,72,085 people.

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Maharashtra is the most affected state with the pandemic in India currently and the number of corona patients in India’s capital, Delhi, is increasingly growing. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, while addressing the state on Tuesday, had announced the implementation of Section 144 for 15 days in the entire state under the name ‘Break the Chain.’ He said that people will not come out of the houses unnecessarily and the exemption will be available only for essential services.

Maha CM has not imposed any restriction on transport services. At the same time, Maha government has also announced to give food grains free of cost to the ration cardholders. It has been decided by the state government to give Shivbhojan free for one month to underprivileged people of Maharashtra.

Whereas in Delhi More than 10,700 new cases of coronavirus reported in the last 24 hours and 48 patients died. There have been 62,737 coronavirus cases in Delhi from April 1 to April 11 and 256 patients have died. The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) had released its guidelines recently. 

There will be no classes, universities, educational institutions, or coaching centres open. Both Delhi Government departments, PSUs, organizations, and municipal bodies will operate at full capacity in Grade-1 or equivalent. Both passengers flying from Maharashtra to Delhi must present a negative RT-PCR test that is less than 72 hours old. According to the Delhi authorities, anyone who arrives without a negative report will be quarantined for 14 days. According to Delhi government officials, the latest guidelines are in effect until April 30. At the wedding, a maximum of 50 guests and the final ceremony will be attended by a maximum of 20 people.

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