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Mumbai Police bans movement of people in containment zones except for essential activities


Mumbai: Amid an alarming spike in Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra, especially in the financial capital of the country, Mumbai Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations) Pranaya Ashok has issued a prohibitory order under Section 144 to contain the spread of the coronavirus

The order prohibits any presence or movement of one or more persons in public places or gathering of any sort anywhere, including religious places subject to certain conditions. This order is valid for the entire day in areas designated as containment zones and in the entire city between 9 pm and 5 am, with certain pre-defined exemptions.

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