Maharashtra Chief Minister, Uddhav Thackeray’s office made a tweet that there is no decison on a fresh lockdown for now.
“Lockdown will not be re-announced . Chief Minister Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray has requested and appealed to the people not to crowd anywhere and follow the instructions given by the government” , was tweeted by the Maharashtra CM’s office on Friday , that is 12th of June 2020.
Maharashtra Government has pertained lockdown till 30th of June but has made certain relaxations in the state , except for the containment zones.
The Shiv Sena lead government, has allowed government offices to work with 15% of the staff and private offices with 10% of the staff. All the office goers would have to undergo thermal screening and follow social-distancing norms.
Taxis , Auto-Rickshaws and Personnel Vehicles have also been allowed but with certain rules and regulations.
Few days back only , Thackeray had again made the demand for the resumption of local trains in an attempt to lower down th pressure on inter-state buses .
With all these relaxation made , Thackeray emphasied on greater need of social distancing and following of the rules and regulations. “The threat of COVID-19 has not passed , it still persists . As we continue to battle the pandemic , we cannot put the brakes on the wheels of the economy . We are shocked looking at the crowd on the first day” , Thackeray said .
The Government is working on arranging 500 ICU beds by this week only , said Rajesh Tope , the State Health Minister.
The recovery rate of Coronavirus infected patients is now 50% .
Spread of COVID-19 infections in Dharavi region of Mumbai , has also slowed down significantly.
Maharashtra has crossed 97k cases of COVID-19 infections , single-handedly. It has witnessed 3590 deaths till now. Maharashtra has surpassed the Coronavirus patient tally of China alone. It’s the number of contributor to the total COVID-19 infection tally of India. Meanwhile , India has climbed upon the 4th spot on the list of the countries worst hit by the novel Coronavirus. India has crossed the 3 lakh mark of the COVID-19 infection cases already.