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States begin doing away with Covid restrictions; Delhi removes no-mask fine

Some states like Tamil Nadu are, however, taking a cautious approach, and are yet to announce major relaxations

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The Union home ministry decided to end all Covid-19 containment measures from March 31

Sohini DasIshita Ayan DuttShine Jacob Mumbai/Kolkata/Chennai
With Covid-19 cases recording a steady decline, states have now stepped forward to revoke pandemic-related curbs from April 1.

Among the major states and union territories, Maharashtra, West Bengal and Delhi said on Thursday that Covid-19 restrictions would be lifted. Some states like Tamil Nadu are, however, taking a cautious approach, and are yet to announce major relaxations.

Maharashtra: On Thursday, the Maharashtra Cabinet cleared a proposal to withdraw the Disaster Management Act and Epidemic Act for Covid-19 in the state. With this, all Covid-19 curbs have been revoked: wearing of masks would be voluntary; and people will not need

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First Published: Mar 31 2022 | 10:26 PM IST

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