Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on the second day of monsoon session of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly said that 'Chase the Virus' initiative that received good results in worst-hit Mumbai will now be expanded to other parts of the state to combat the coronavirus outbreak.
CM said that the virus is spreading in the rural and urban parts of the state and 'Chase the Virus' initiative will help to curb the spread of the disease. Anybody can contract the virus, it doesn't differentiate between the rich and poor, CM said.
In order to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic CM Thackeray announced to launch a public awareness campaign across the state.
The initiative will be carried out in two phases from 15 September to 10 October and 12 October to 24 October. With this initiative the state government will be able to trace high-risk contacts which will help prevent further spread of the virus.
You can check out his entire speech below: