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COVID-19 LIVE updates: Lockdown extended in Maharashtra till May 31, Mumbai reports 18,396 cases – Mumbai Mirror

May 17, 2020, 14.26PM

The lockdown in Maharashtra has been extended ill May 31. Mirror was the first to report on Friday that the lockdown would be extended in the state. The number of COVID-19 cases in Mumbai continues to surge, with the city reporting 844 fresh cases on Saturday. This takes the total tally of the city to 18,396. To tackle the spike in the number of cases, two more emergency hospitals will be opened next week to handle the grim situation. Meanwhile, three APMC markets will reopen in the coming week. The APMC in Navi Mumbai, which includes vegetable, grain-pulses and spices markets, will open its doors on Monday. After an increasing number of traders and workers contracted the virus, the five wholesale markets had been shut for the past one week.

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