Covid-19: Bangladesh announces 7-day countrywide lockdown from April 5 – Times of India

DHAKA: Bangladesh government on Saturday announced a week-long countrywide lockdown from April 5 to curb the new wave of Covid-19 infections. Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said the government is all set to announce a countrywide week-long lockdown. Dhaka Tribune reported. Quader, who is also the road transport and bridges minister, made the … Read more

Next 48 Hrs Crucial in Maharashtra as CM Thackeray Warns of Full Covid Lockdown if Movement Not Checked

Facing a massive surge in Covid-19 cases, the next 48 hours are crucial in Maharashtra as Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday warned of a full lockdown if people did not limit their movement. Thackeray said that people were not taking necessary precautions such as wearing masks or avoiding unnecessary travel. “The situation in the … Read more

Multiplex Association of India: An imposition of a second lockdown will lead to all films being postponed – Times of India

Amidst speculations of big-budget films being postponed due to curfews and lockdowns, the Multiplex Association of India (MAI) has written a letter to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, requesting to not impose a lockdown in the state. ‘Another lockdown will send cinema industry on a downward spiral’ On Thursday, the MAI released a statement, saying … Read more

India’s 2nd Lockdown Likely to Dent Progress Made in Business Optimism, Especially Services Sector

Nagpur streets deserted amid lockdown. (PTI) Six states — Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat — continue to report a surge in daily cases With India in the middle of a second wave of coronavirus, lockdowns in some states have become a necessity and that has started to again affect industries, especially … Read more

Maharashtra Stares at Lockdown With Over 40,000 New Cases; Covid-19 Shadow on Holi Celebrations Today

In Mumbai Metropolitan region (MMR), Thane city reported 1,217 cases in a day while the Kalyan Dombivli municipal corporation added 1,081 new infections. Pune city and neighbouring Pimpri Chinchwad (PCMC) township reported 4,625 and 2,131 new cases, respectively.A total of 1,568 cases were reported from other areas in Pune district. The number of cases in … Read more

Snap Lockdown Ordered in Australia’s Brisbane After Virus Outbreak

Pandemic. (representative image) Wearing masks in public is also becoming mandatory across Queensland, after one infectious person travelled to the regional town of Gladstone. AFP Last Updated:March 29, 2021, 07:22 IST FOLLOW US ON: More than two million people in Brisbane were ordered into a three-day lockdown Monday after a cluster of coronavirus cases was … Read more

CM Uddhav’s ‘Lockdown-like’ Plan for Maharashtra

A man wearing a protective mask walks past a graffiti in Navi Mumbai, March 8, 2021. (REUTERS) Even on Sunday, Mumbai reported 6,123 new cases, the highest single-day spike since March last year. On day one of night curfews in Maharashtra, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has told the administration to plan for a ‘lockdown-like situation’ … Read more