Maharashtra announces 'stricter' COVID-19 restrictions from today. Section 144, new rules
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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday announced more strict restrictions in the whole state and imposed Section 144 starting from 8 pm today for a period of 15 days. The restrictions will be in effect till 7am, 1 May. "All establishments, public places, activities to remain closed. Essential services exempted, their operations to be unrestricted," according to a notification by the Maharashtra government.