Maharashtra: Decision on COVID-19 lockdown extension tomorrow

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: May 11, 2021 04:39 PM2021-05-11T16:39:52+5:302021-05-11T16:41:53+5:30

Decision over extension of lockdown in Maharashtra will be taken in the cabinet meeting tomorrow, said state health minister ...

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Maharashtra: Decision on COVID-19 lockdown extension tomorrow

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Decision over extension of lockdown in Maharashtra will be taken in the cabinet meeting tomorrow, said state health minister Rajesh Tope on Tuesday.

Tope also said that the state government is considering pausing vaccination drive temporarily for 18-44 age group due to shortage of vaccines.

The Maharashtra government has imposed lockdown in the state till May 15 to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maharashtra on Monday registered 37,236 new Covid-19 cases and 549 related fatalities, taking the caseload and death toll to 5,138,973 and 76,398 respectively, according to the state health department's bulletin.

As many as 61,607 were discharged and the total recoveries in the state climbed to 4,469,425.

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