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  News   Nation  21 Nov 2020  Maharashtra eyes suspension of train, flight ops to Delhi amid rise in Covid-19 cases

Maharashtra eyes suspension of train, flight ops to Delhi amid rise in Covid-19 cases

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Nov 21, 2020, 2:27 pm IST
Updated Nov 21, 2020, 2:27 pm IST
The Maharashtra government is eyeing with the idea of suspending train and flight operations to and from Delhi
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Mumbai: The Maharashtra government is eyeing with the idea of suspending train and flight operations to and from Delhi in view of the rising coronavirus cases in the national capital, a senior official said on Saturday.

This is one of the steps being considered by the state government to curb the spread of the virus, he said.

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"Various measures are being discussed in order to curb the virus spread in the state, and suspension of train and flight operations to and from Delhi is one of them," Principal Secretary Sanjay Kumar said.

"However, no decision has been taken so far on this," he added.

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Sources said that during a meeting held recently in Mumbai it was discussed that steps need to be taken to prevent the spread of infection from people entering Maharashtra from the states that have been witnessing a spike in the number of cases.

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