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Coronavirus India Live Updates: Maharashtra Enters Weekend Lockdown Amid COVID-19 Surge



Weekend lockdown imposed from 8 pm on Friday to 7 am on Monday in Maharashtra.

New Delhi:

The weekend lockdown was imposed from 8 pm on Friday to 7 am on Monday in Maharashtra amid an unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases.  

Essential services such as medical, groceries and vegetable shops will be allowed to remain open. Home deliveries of food and essential supplies, including those via mobile applications like Zomato and Swiggy, will also be allowed, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai had said in a statement.

The municipal body also said that during the weekend lockdown, students who have to take exams can show their exam tickets for free movement.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will hold an all-party meeting today to discuss the COVID-19 situation in the state, a BJP leader had said on Friday. 

Here are the Live Updates on Coronavirus India Cases:

Coronavirus update: 12 new cases take COVID-19 tally of Andamans to 5,161

The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 5,161 on Saturday as 12 more

people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.

Two new patients have travel history, while 10 fresh infections were detected during contact tracing, he said. One more person has been cured of the disease, PTI reported. 

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