BENGALURU – Maharashtra on Friday decided to close all shops and offices except those providing essential services in India’s financial capital Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur until March 31 in an attempt to restrict the spread of coronavirus, the chief minister of the state said.
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The state, which has recorded the highest number of confirmed cases in India, has excluded banks and shops that are selling essential commodities were excluded from the restriction, Uddhav Thackeray said.
March 20, 2020
Reporting by Rajendra Jadhav in Mumbai; Editing by Kevin LiffeyOur Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.