Uddhav Thackeray of the state is addressing the public amidst the speed of uncontrolled Covid in Maharashtra. He said that the ‘Break the Chain’ campaign will be started from 8 o’clock tomorrow night. A curfew will remain in the state for 15 days. Appealing to the people of the state, Uddhav said that if there is no urgent work, then do not leave the house. He said that a full lockdown will not be imposed in Maharashtra right now. Also, bus, transport and local are not being closed. But all those things will continue only for essential services.
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, while addressing the public on Tuesday, said that Covid in Maharashtra is going to be intimidating. He said that 970 buildings have been sealed in Mumbai so far. Uddhav further said that in the middle it seemed that we had won the war against Covid, but the cases again increased.
He said that the process of vaccination in the war with Corona will have to be expedited. He appealed to the Prime Minister to help the industries. Along with this, he also demanded the supply of oxygen from the planes. The Chief Minister said that from 8 o’clock tomorrow night, new rules of Covid will apply.
Wave will weaken vaccination
CM Uddhav Thackeray said that the second wave of Covid would be weakened by vaccination. He said that horrific cases of corona have increased in Maharashtra. He requested PM Modi to provide more oxygen and said that he cannot say anything about the situation in Corona.
Maharashtra CM said that all political parties should come together in the war against Covid. He said that the new doctors should come forward in the Covid campaign and join us. He said that vaccination will have to be increased. Along with this, Uddhav said that at present, the beds of Covid in the hospital have increased and other health facilities have been increased.
What will be open?
Local and bus will not be closed in Maharashtra
Work in banks will continue
There will be no restriction on transport
E-commerce service and petrol pumps will remain open
Only food can be ordered from the restaurant
Media workers will be allowed
What is the announcement for?
1500 rupees will be given to laborers engaged in construction. 12 lakh laborers will be given the help of Rs. 1500.
Financial aid of Rs 1500-1500 will be given to rickshaw pullers with permits.
Earlier, on Sunday evening, Uddhav Thackeray had a meeting with the Covid Task Force. During this meeting, a 2-week stringent lockdown was recommended by the Covid Task Force. Earlier today, Maharashtra minister Aslam Sheikh said that the government will issue guidelines regarding some new restrictions for the prevention of Covid-19.
Minister-in-charge of Mumbai, Sheikh said, “The Chief Minister of Maharashtra has spoken to the members of the Covid-19 workforce. He has also discussed with leaders of opposition parties and representatives of industries. We have tried weekend lockdown, night curfew, and other measures. We will implement new guidelines today to break the link of Covid-19.” There have been 7898 new cases of Covid-19 in Mumbai during the last 24 hours while 26 people have died due to this epidemic.
Covid records new cases on Sunday
In Maharashtra, the Covid infection has become completely uncontrollable. On Monday, there were 51,751 new Covid cases. Whereas, a day before that, a record 63, 294 new cases were reported on Sunday, while 349 people died.
Earlier, after the night curfew and weekend lockdown in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray indicated that the state government could impose a lockdown of 15 days from April 12 to break the chain of infection. In a meeting of the representatives of the three parties of the ruling Mahavikas Aghadi and the Bharatiya Janata Party, they sought cooperation from all the parties for any decision going to the state government in this regard. Everyone present, including former Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis, assured them of support.
In view of the rapid increase in the cases of Covid-19, the Maharashtra government decided on Monday to postpone the 10th and 12th examinations to be conducted by the state board this month. The 12th board examination in the state was to start from April 23 and the class 10 examination would start from April 30. State School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad tweeted, “In view of the current situation of Covid-19 in Maharashtra, we have decided to postpone the 10th and 12th board examinations. The current situation is not conducive for conducting examinations. Your health is our priority.”