The second wave of the Covid-19 virus wreaks havoc as the overall number of cases in India breached 62000 for the second day. The highest numbers for the day were contributed by Maharashtra and Gujarat with Mumbai having over 6000 cases being confirmed.
The past 24 hours saw 314 deaths which is the highest in a single day in 2021.
The Maharashtra government has banned all types of social gatherings in the state, immaterial of it being religious or political, effective from Mar 27. Malls, restaurants and gardens will remain shut in the state from 8 pm to 7 am, an official statement said. However, home delivery of food at night has been exempted.