Maharashtra, has been witnessing surge in Covid-19 cases, as on Friday recorded more than 8,000 new infections for third consecutive day. Mumbai also saw spike in covid cases as it reported 1,000 new cases.
Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally is the highest in the country, followed by that of Kerala. Amid the rising cases, CM Uddhav Thackeray has appealed to citizens to strictly follow covid rules and wear mask.
Meanwhile an FIR was lodged by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Health Department at Vakola police station against three marriage halls last night for violation of COVID-19 guidelines. At least 200-300 people had gathered at the event and mask was not used, said BMC official.
BMC had said it will inspect halls and wedding venues to check whether coronavirus-related rules are being maintained. The permissible limit of guests at function halls is 50, while restaurants are allowed to operate with 50% occupancy at any given time.
FIR lodged by BMC Health Department at Vakola police station against three marriage halls last night for violation of #COVID19 guidelines - 200-300 people gathered and mask was not used: BMC— ANI (@ANI) February 27, 2021