Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday stated that he didn’t need to impose one other lockdown within the state whereas warning that the attainable second wave of coronavirus could also be a “Tsunami”. Addressing the state this night, Thackeray careworn on remaining alert and following protocols scrupulously. He reiterated that the absolute best preventive measures are sporting a face masks, bodily distancing, cleanliness and avoiding overcrowding in public locations.
“We do not have the vaccine but, neither is there any remedy. So now we have to stay to the preventive measures until then. Do not be beneath any mistaken impression that as a result of the whole lot is being opened up, the coronavirus has been conquered,” Thackeray warned.
“We do not need one other lockdown. I do not need to finish 5 years with lockdown after Lockdowns. Although all festivals had been celebrated with restraint, the hazard has not but subsided,” he stated.
Earlier at this time, Pawar stated that vast crowds had been witnessed throughout Diwali celebrations, and there have been giant numbers out even throughout Ganeshotsav.
“We’re speaking to the involved departments. We will evaluation the scenario for the subsequent Eight-10 days after which determine on a lockdown,” he stated.
Discussing the ‘second wave’ that has hit components of Europe and USA, Thackeray stated “it makes me ponder whether it is a wave or a Tsunami” and stated we should take classes from what is occurring world wide.
The near-identical issues by the 2 high leaders of the state on a single day got here amid calls for from sure quarters to droop trains and flights between Mumbai and Delhi, the place there’s a contemporary spurt in Covid-19 instances.
“Sure, there was a discount within the instances and deaths, now we have been capable of rein within the virus in state, however the specter of the pandemic is much from over,” Thackeray added.
On this rely, he expressed satisfaction on the ongoing “My Household, My Duty” marketing campaign of the state which has received an enormous optimistic accountable among the many individuals and can also be serving to create a ‘well being map’ of the state. (With IANS inputs)