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Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar speaking with ANI on Thursday.
Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar speaking with ANI on Thursday.

Thinking of imposing night curfew: Mumbai Mayor on rising COVID-19 cases

ANI | Updated: Mar 18, 2021 16:38 IST


Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 18 (ANI): Amid the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar on Thursday said she is thinking of imposing a night curfew in the city and considering shifting the crowded markets to new sites.
"I think imposing a night curfew is necessary right now. We are also considering shifting the crowded markets to new sites," said Pednekar told ANI on rising COVID-19 cases.
Mumbai Mayor also said that all Mumbaikars need to work together to prevent the imposition of a lockdown.
"Maharashtra chief minister has already given an ultimatum to the people of the state whether they want a lockdown to be imposed or not. The onus is on public now," she added.
The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai till Wednesday had reported 3,49,958 COVID-19 cases and 11,547 deaths. Meanwhile, there are 1,52,760 active cases in the state.
A total of 36,39,989 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in the state till March 17, the Maharashtra government said in a statement on Thursday. (ANI)

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