Mumbai: Section 144 imposed, parties banned amid surging omicron cases

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Mumbai Police has imposed Section 144 in Mumbai starting from today till 7th January 2022, in view of rising Covid cases, ANI reported on Thursday. 

Police prohibit New Year’s celebrations, parties in any closed or open space including restaurants, hotels, bars, pubs, resorts & clubs from Dec 30 December to January 7.

Maharashtra on Wednesday recorded a spurt in new COVID-19 cases at 3,900, including 85 of Omicron, with the daily count rising by 1,728 from a day before.

Mumbai also recorded a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases by clocking 2,510 infections, the highest daily addition since May 8.

Maharashtra recorded 85 fresh infections, the highest single-day tally by any state in the country of the new strain so far.

More details awaited

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