Amravati, Aug 1 (PTI) The number of COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra's Amravati district rose by 71 on Saturday to 2,228, a health official said.

A total of 63 patients were discharged in the day, taking the number of recovered cases to 1,576, he said, adding that the district now has 591 active cases.

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The number of cases in rural areas rose by 14 to 459.

Meanwhile, a janata curfew is in force in Amravati till 7 AM on Monday.

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Markets will open on Monday without odd-even restrictions, officials said.

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