Maharashtra authorities on Friday clarified that the lockdown in the state will not be extended. Chief Minister’ Uddhav Thackeray additionally appealed folks to keep away from crowding in order to halt the unfold of coronavirus. At current, the lockdown is imposed in the state until June 30.
“Lockdown will not be re-announced. Chief Minister Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray has requested and appealed to the people not to crowd anywhere. Follow the instructions given by the government and take care of yourself,” the Maharashtra CMO tweeted.
लॉकडाऊन पुन्हा जाहीर केलेला नाही. मुख्यमंत्री उद्धव बाळासाहेब ठाकरे यांनी जनतेला विनंती व आवाहन केले आहे की कुठेही गर्दी करू नका. शासनाने दिलेल्या सूचनांचे पालन करा आणि स्वतःची काळजी घ्या.
— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) June 12, 2020
The assertion from the CMO got here after a number of reviews surfaced that the federal government might additional prolong lockdown in the wake of the surge in COVID-19 circumstances in the state.
On Wednesday, Thackeray had mentioned that lockdown may be re-imposed once more if the relaxations to the COVI-19 lockdown seems to be dangerous.
“If the relaxations to the lockdown start turning out to be risky, we will be compelled to re-impose the lockdown,” mentioned a tweet from Maharashtra CMO.
“The Govt is taking cautious steps for ‘Mission Begin Again’. Like we imposed the lockdown in phases, it will have to be lifted in a phased manner. The danger is yet to pass. But, we cannot bring the economic cycle to a grinding halt even as we fight Corona,” the CMO mentioned in one other tweet.
According to the Union Health Ministry, COVID-19 circumstances in Maharashtra proceed to soar with the quantity reaching 97,648. India on Friday witnessed its highest-ever spike of 10,956 circumstances, with 396 deaths in the final 24 hours.