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By Vinershea | Sep 17, 2020 08:45 PM

Section 144 of CrPC has been imposed in Maharashtra's Mumbai city till September 30. This imposition has been made in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus as Mumbai witnesses another spike in the number of daily COVID-19 cases.

section 144 imposed in mumbai amid rising covid19 cases 

According to Republic World report, the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Shahji Umap has issued the order stating that any presence or movement of one or more persons in public places or gathering shall be prohibited till the aforementioned date. 

Meanwhile, the supply of essential goods, services, and medical emergencies shall remain unaffected under the sudden order.

section 144 imposed in mumbai amid rising covid19 cases 

Below are the following entities that have been exempted from the restriction: 

1. Emergency duties

2. Government/Semi-Government agencies and their officials on duty

3. Establishment providing essential services like: 

- Food, vegetables, Milk supplies, ration and grocery stores

- Hospitals, medicine, pharma and related establishments

- Telephone and internet services 

- Electricity, petroleum, oil and energy related 

- Banking, stock exchange, clearing corporation, depositories, stock brockers and SEBI registered participants 

- IT and IT enabled services and data centers

- Media 

- Ports

- Services providing home delivery of food, groceries and essential commodities 

- E-commerce activity for essential and non-essential items and materials 

- Drinking water supply and maintenance

-Godowns and warehousing related to the above 

- Trucks/Tempos carrying goods and manpower related to the above services.

Looking into the COVID-19 cases, Mumbai witnessed 2,352 new COVID infections in a single day taking the total tally to 1,75,886. Currently, there are 31,678 active COVID-19 cases in the city. 

Also, there are 601 active containment zones where, 8,992 buildings have been sealed.

Meanwhile, India's Covid-19 tally on Thursday crossed the 51-lakh mark with total number of cases reaching to 51,18,253.

அரசியல், விளையாட்டு, நாட்டுநடப்பு, குற்ற சம்பவங்கள், வர்த்தகம், தொழில்நுட்பம், சினிமா, வாழ்க்கை முறை என பலதரப்பட்ட சுவாரஸ்யமான செய்திகளை தமிழில் படிக்க இங்கு கிளிக் செய்யவும்      



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