Coronavirus outbreak: Workplaces in Mumbai, Pune to remain shut till 31 March, says Uddhav Thackeray

Government offices will operate at 25 percent attendance, Uddhav Thackeray said

Press Trust of India March 20, 2020 15:27:24 IST
Coronavirus outbreak: Workplaces in Mumbai, Pune to remain shut till 31 March, says Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: Amid growing concern over spread of coronavirus , chief minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Friday that all workplaces in major cities in Maharashtra, including Mumbai and Pune, will remain closed till 31 March.

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This will be applicable in Mumbai, MMR Region, Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad and Nagpur, Thackeray told reporters. Government offices will operate at 25 percent attendance, he said.

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