Maharashtra govt makes masks mandatory as COVID-19 cases surge

Several other restrictions have also been reintroduced due to the surge in COVID-19 cases. 

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On Saturday, June 4, the government of Maharashtra has made masks mandatory in public places as COVID-19 cases are increasing in the state. Several other restrictions have also been reintroduced due to the surge in COVID-19 cases.

On June 3, the Health Ministry asked the state authorities to ramp up testing and has also advised people to take precautions. 1000 plus COVID-19 cases were decided in Maharashtra on June 3.

The health ministry has released an advisory for the people to contain the COVID-19 virus from spreading. “People should be advised to wear masks in closed public spaces like trains, buses, cinemas, auditoriums, offices, hospitals, colleges and schools,” said Additional Chief Secretary Pradeep Vyas. The ministry has also advised authorities to carry out testing and vaccination drives.

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