CM Uddhav Thackeray said that if people did not follow social distancing and wear masks, another lockdown in Maharashtra may take place. As Maharashtra has witnessed more cases of coronavirus cases in the last few days, Chief Uddhav Thackeray warned the state government will again implement lockdown if covid related rules are not followed. CM Uddhav Thackeray said that if people did not follow social distancing and wear masks then lockdown will be placed in the state again.
People have become carefree. It is for the people to decide if they want lockdown or want to continue living with small rules and regulations of coronavirus like now,said Uddhav Thackeray while directing the local administrations to look at the citizens and take strict action against those who are breaking the rules of Covid-19 and standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
Meanwhile, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said there was no reason to panic but safety rules must be followed by the people. We are not considering any lockdown at the moment,but people have to adjust and follow Covid appropriate behaviour as that is the only way forward, Tope said. Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar issued a lockdown warning across the city.
The number of patients is increasing in the city. While local trains have started operations for all and several other activities have begun, people should continue to wear masks, maintain social distancing and use sanitizers,” she said. But it has been observed that people are not following the rules. Schools were to open in the coming days,but we are reconsidering it now. We can again implement lockdown in the city,it all depends on the citizens itself to avoid it.
Since last Wednesday, Maharashtra has been reporting more than 3,000 cases on a daily basis. On Sunday it recorded 4,092 cases,the highest cases of the month. Mumbai division reported 862 cases,while the death report reached 19,712. The number of total cases in the Pune division were. 5,10,158 and death at 11,678.