The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government on Friday extended lockdown in the state till February 28. A circular to this effect was issued by the state government.
"The state is threatened with the spread of Covid-19 virus and the government feels the need to take emergency measures," the circular said.
The government's guidelines to operationalise 'Mission Begin Again' for easing of restrictions and phase-wise opening will remain in force till February 28, it said.
The activities already allowed and permitted from time-to-time shall continue, it added.
Till Thursday night, there were 20,18,413 coronavirus positive cases in the state, where 50,944 people have succumbed to the infection.
With PTI inputs
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