Several other state governments have also allowed liquor shops to reopen and sale to begin amid the extended lockdown. Some, including Delhi, Haryana, among others, had also imposed a special 'Corona fee' on the sale of liquor.
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With an increase of 122 deaths due to COVID-19 reported in the last 24 hours, the number of deaths in the country now stands at 2,415.
Jaipur has reported the maximum number of cases in the state so far, at 1,230 followed by Jodhpur at 873.
Facebook has said that this decision is based on various factors like information from public health agencies as well as government guidance.
Currently, there are 35,902 active cases while 15,266 COVID-19 positive patients have been cured/discharged and one migrated.
The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India reached 46,433, including 1,568 deaths, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday.
The European Union has pledged to set up an international medical program to lead the global response to fighting coronavirus with an initial pledge of raising USD 8 billion to find a vaccine and treatment for the pandemic.
"In over-enthusiasm, there should be no negligence at the local level or elsewhere. We will always have to remain cautious. And, I will reiterate, always maintain a safe distance and keep yourself healthy," said the Prime Minister.
"I extend many felicitations to all the followers of Lord Basaveshwara in our country and the world on his birth anniversary."