Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray addresses the state on Tuesday. The CM will likely be speaking on the rising number of cases in the state and could announce further restrictions.
Earlier in the day, state minister Aslam Shaikh said indicated that the government could announce fresh restrictions to curb the spread of the virus on Tuesday itself.
He 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.
मुख्यमंत्री उद्धव बाळासाहेब ठाकरे यांचा जनतेशी संवाद - LIVE https://t.co/8lHPzi4Jpn— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) April 13, 2021