Placing speculations to relaxation, the Maharashtra authorities on Tuesday determined in opposition to imposing any lockdown within the state amid rising instances of the novel coronavirus. The choice was taken at a key cupboard assembly right this moment. The cupboard additionally dominated out clamping of an evening curfew within the state.
We aren’t planning any lockdown or night time curfew within the state, Vijay Wadettiwar, Maharashtra’s Reduction and Rehabilitation mentioned. The coronavirus instances elevated because of festive season and we had decreased the testing so the numbers got here down however now we’ve elevated the testing so the numbers are spiking. However issues are underneath management, he mentioned, including that they weren’t trying to impose lockdown.
Earlier on Sunday, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray had additionally acknowledged that he didn’t need to impose one other lockdown within the state whereas additionally warning that the second potential wave of coronavirus could also be a “tsunami”.
“We do not have the vaccine but, neither is there any therapy. So we’ve to stay to the preventive measures until then. Do not be underneath any mistaken impression that as a result of all the pieces is being opened up, the coronavirus has been conquered. 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,” Thackeray had mentioned.
On Monday, Maharashtra noticed four,153 new COVID-19 instances, taking the tally to 17,84,361. Greater than three,700 sufferers have recovered from the an infection. With 30 new deaths reported in the course of the day, the state’s fatality rely elevated to 46,653. A complete of three,729 sufferers had been discharged from hospitals, which took the variety of recovered individuals to 16,54,793. Mumbai metropolis had reported the very best single-day instances within the state with a spike of 800, whereas Nagpur Municipal Company (PMC) areas noticed an increase of 256 infections.