By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 21, Feb 2021, 17:56 pm IST | UPDATED: 25, Feb 2021, 10:21 am IST
The positivity in the number of Corona infected cases has increased to 10 per cent in last 10 days and hence, the administration has decided to intensify Corona prevention measures.
As per the announcement, the Pune administration has enforced restriction on the movement of the people in the district. The crowd will not be allowed to come out of homes between 11 pm and 6 am however, people will be allowed to travel for the essential services.
News agency ANI reported that the Pune Divisional Commissioner further announced to shut down the educational institutions. In a press conference held on Sunday, the official announced that "Schools & colleges in the district will remain closed till 28 February."
In view of rising Covid-19 cases, the students are expected to be able to continue with their online classes. The new guidelines will be effective from tomorrow.
Meanwhile, the Maharashtra government is mulling over imposing a 12-hour night curfew and a strict penalty of Rs 1 lakh on wedding halls that are spotted violating Covid-19 norms by allowing over 50 attendees.
The strict preventive measures have come after states including Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, recorded an upsurge in daily new cases in the last seven days making it a cause of concern for all.