MUMBAI: The Maharashtra Authorities has held discussions with the Chief of Opposition and different celebration leaders previous to taking the choice to impose restrictions within the state to curb the unfold of COVID-19, stated Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut.
“Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had held discussions with leaders of all events together with the Chief of Opposition earlier than making the choice. The Maharashtra Authorities has taken the choice for the folks’s good. In any other case, the state of affairs will likely be extra vital. I really feel the Prime Minister can be very involved relating to the surge of COVID circumstances,” Raut informed mediapersons.
He has additional drawn the instance of the Gujarat Excessive Court docket’s advice to impose lockdown.
“Within the neighbouring state of Gujarat, the Excessive Court docket has directed the state authorities to implement lockdown. It means the Excessive Court docket additionally noticed that lockdown is pertinent to sort out the state of affairs,” added Raut.
Raut’s remarks come in opposition to the backdrop of Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) chief Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday wrote a letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, requesting him to rethink restrictions imposed to curb the unfold of COVID-19 within the state.
Fadnavis requested the Chief Minister to debate these issues with all stratum of society once more and impose restrictions in order that the lives of commoners will not be affected.
On April 4, the Maharashtra authorities introduced new tips below its ‘Break the Chain’ marketing campaign to curb the unfold of novel coronavirus infections to stay in drive until April 30.
Maharashtra reported 55,469 new COVID-19 circumstances and 297 deaths on Tuesday.In response to the state well being division, 34,256 folks have recovered from the illness. The energetic variety of circumstances within the state stands at 4,72,283. The demise toll within the state has gone as much as 56,330.
Union Well being Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Tuesday knowledgeable that of the highest 10 districts within the nation having probably the most energetic COVID-19 circumstances within the nation, seven are from Maharashtra. (ANI)