December 1, 2020

Lockdown in Maharashtra to be lifted in stepwise method, says Chief Minister Thackeray

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has mentioned the method of lifting the lockdown within the state can be finished in a stepwise method. The specter of COVID-19 nonetheless persists, Thackeray mentioned on Saturday, and added that he doesn’t need a second wave of the lethal viral an infection within the state.

The Maharashtra authorities final month prolonged the lockdown within the state until August 31.

Until Saturday, the state reported 5,84,754 COVID-19 circumstances and 19,749 deaths as a result of illness, as per official figures.

It’s extra vital find out how to raise the lockdown than when to return out of it, Thackeray mentioned in a video interplay with a group of docs who’re a part of the duty pressure arrange by his authorities to fight COVID-19.

“Those that hurriedly lifted the lockdown needed to impose it once more. I dont need a second wave of coronavirus within the state,” the chief minister mentioned.

“The state authorities’s ‘Mission Start Once more’ initiative is being carried out step-by-step. The momentum of chase the virus’ marketing campaign mustn’t cease since the specter of the virus nonetheless persists and monsoon continues to be lively within the state. We have now to watch out about rain-related illnesses as nicely,” he mentioned.