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Maharashtra cities under night curfew from Tue as UK has new virus strain

The state will also impose 14 days compulsory institutional quarantine for those returning from Europe and Middle East to the state

Mumbai: People walk outside CSMT during Unlock 4, at Bhaucha Dhakka in Mumbai, Wedesday, Sept. 30, 2020 (PTI Photo/Kunal Patil)
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People walk outside CSMT at Bhaucha Dhakka in Mumbai | File Photo: PTI

BS Web Team New Delhi
Maharashtra will from Tuesday put Mumbai and other major cities under curfew from 11 pm to 6 am till January 5 to counter a threat from a new strain of the coronavirus in Britain, said multiple reports.
 
The state will also impose 14 days mandatory institutional quarantine for those returning from Europe and Middle East to the state. Returnees from other countries coming to the state will also have to be home quarantined.
 
News agency PTI reported that Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray decided on the night curfew after a meeting with his advisors in Mumbai.
 
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First Published: Dec 21 2020 | 6:58 PM IST

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