Mumbai, Aug 16: Will lockdown be imposed in Maharashtra once more? Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has mentioned that lockdown in Maharashtra is inevitable, if Covid-19 circumstances proceed to spike.
Thackeray mentioned the state was preventing COVID-19 with willpower and the vaccination drive towards the illness was additionally being expedited.
‘Simply yesterday, we achieved a milestone of vaccinating 9.5 lakh residents on a single day,’ he famous.
The CM mentioned the nation achieved independence resulting from individuals’s battle and motion.
Thackeray mentioned a lot of the COVID-19 restrictions at the moment are being relaxed.
‘However the menace is way from over. New strains of the virus are being detected in different international locations…we now have to take care that the menace does not hit us,’ he mentioned.
The CM mentioned though medicines and vaccines can be found, ‘there may be nonetheless scarcity of oxygen’.
‘We’re easing restrictions primarily based on the provision of oxygen. I attraction to residents to observe COVID-19-appropriate behaviour,’ he mentioned.
Thackeray mentioned the state shall be put underneath lockdown if there’s a spike in day by day COVID-19 circumstances and taking into consideration the provision of oxygen.
The chief minister additionally paid tributes to COVID-19 warriors and residents who misplaced their lives to the viral an infection.
Story first printed: Monday, August 16, 2021, 18:01 [IST]