Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will address the state at 8.30 pm today amid rising coronavirus cases.
The coronavirus cases in the state continue to rise and it has put a lot of pressure on the health system. Meanwhile, it is now clear that there will be a statewide lockdown in Maharashtra to curb the spread of covid. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will take a major decision to impose lockdown in the state and its its guidelines will be announced today, said Maharashtra Minister Aslam Shaikh.
Informing about the lockdown, Aslam Sheikh said, "We want to break the chain of corona. We want to take a decision with the people, taking their advice. We want to implement a good SOP for that. I think the rules are likely to be announced today."
Maharashtra reported 51,751 new COVID-19 cases and 258 deaths in the last 24 hours, the state health department informed on Monday evening. The number of corona cases in the state is increasing day by day. Mumbai reported 6,905 new COVID-19 cases and 43 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total count of cases to 5,27,119. With 9,037 more recoveries, the total number of recoveries has gone up to 4,23,678. The city has 90,267 active cases currently.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to address the state at 8.30 pm today.— ANI (@ANI) April 13, 2021
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