Mumbai, Apr 02: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday mentioned the state might face a scarcity of healthcare infrastructure scarcity quickly if the current “alarming situation” on coronavirus circumstances continued.
Addressing folks of the state on social media, Thackeray additionally mentioned stricter curbs will likely be imposed in a single or two days to test the surge in COVID-19 circumstances.
“Till now, we’ve got administered 65 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses, together with three lakh vaccine doses yesterday,” he mentioned.
Some individuals are getting contaminated even after vaccination as a result of they cease carrying masks,” Thackeray mentioned.
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“I can not rule out imposing a lockdown if the present COVID19 situation prevails. People have develop into complacent”, mentioned Thackeray. Earlier within the day, whereas talking to reporters, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar hinted at imposing extra restrictions within the state to management the situation.
“Nobody needs lockdown however protecting in thoughts the way through which circumstances are rising and creating stress on the well being infrastructure, some strict measures may have to be taken”, ANI quoted the official as saying.
”Since March, the situation extra drastic than final yr”, mentioned CM
“As far because the well being infrastructure is worried, we’ve got been ramping up constantly, however the place will we get medical doctors and healthcare staff? In January, there used to be 350 sufferers a day. But now, the quantity has gone up to 8,500 a day,” the CM mentioned.
Chief minister Thackeray, who held a gathering on Friday to evaluation coronavirus situation within the state, addressed the residents round 8:30pm.
This improvement comes hours after eateries, bars and eating places in Pune had been introduced shut for seven days beginning April 3 in view of a considerable rise in Covid-19 circumstances of late.