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Maharashtra Moves To Curb Coronavirus Spread, Invokes Epidemic Diseases Act 1897

The number of Coronavirus confirmed cases in Maharashtra went up to 17. In a drastic step to curb the spread of coronavirus, the Maharashtra government ordered the closure of cinema halls, gyms, swimming pools and malls in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad and Nagpur cities from Friday midnight. Making the announcement in the state Legislative Assembly, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said the government was invoking the Epidemic Diseases Act of 1897 from midnight. #CoronavirusOutbreak

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