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Covid-19: Madhya Pradesh temporarily stops bus service to and from Maharashtra

The Madhya Pradesh state transport authority introduced on Thursday that it’s temporarily suspending bus companies with Maharashtra, which has been badly hit by the coronavirus illness (Covid-19) pandemic. The short-term suspension of inter-state bus service will come into impact from March 20 and will stay in place until March 31, information company ANI reported.

The choice was taken by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan throughout a meeting to evaluate the Covid-19 state of affairs with municipal commissioners and district collectors, ANI quoted an official as saying. The order was issued to verify the unfold of the illness in Madhya Pradesh, the official added.

The authorities has already suggested officers in border districts to place the passengers arriving from Maharashtra in week-long quarantine.

Madhya Pradesh on Thursday reported 917 coronavirus optimistic circumstances, taking its tally to 2,71,957 whereas with another dying, the toll rose to 3,894.

Maharashtra, the worst-affected state, recorded 25,833 new circumstances of Covid-19 – its highest ever for the reason that starting of the pandemic. This took the state’s caseload to 23,96,340, whereas the dying toll jumped to 53,138 with 58 new fatalities.

The earlier file was 24,886 circumstances, reported on September 11 final year.

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday requested divisional commissioners to make sure that restrictions introduced to curb the unfold of Covid-19 are applied strictly in view of the spike within the variety of an infection circumstances.

The state is to start with of second Covid-19 wave, a central staff report had mentioned earlier this week.

On Thursday, 12,764 sufferers have been discharged from hospitals, the very best in single day this year.

The whole of recoveries now stands at 21,75,565. There are 1,66,353 lively circumstances within the state.

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