Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday held an all-party assembly through video convention to assessment the present COVID-19 scenario within the state.
The growth comes a day after Maharashtra recorded 58,993 new COVID-19 instances and 301 deaths.
The Maharashtra authorities has imposed a strict weekend lockdown from Friday night time until 7 am on Monday. Home supply of meals and important provides and motion of scholars taking varied exams are allowed.
Streets close to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and headquarters of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation wore a abandoned look because of weekend lockdown.
This morning, India set one other report of day by day Covid instances with 1,45,384 infections within the final 24 hours, pushing the whole case rely to over 1.3 crore. The surge, a lot steeper than final yr’s first wave, has compelled many states to impose tight curbs.
The single-day rise in coronavirus instances breached the 1 lakh mark for the fourth consecutive day.
The worrying surge in coronavirus instances is happening amid a mass vaccination drive in the nation. India began its vaccination drive on January 16 with precedence given to all healthcare and frontline employees within the first part. The second part began on March 1 the place doses have been administered to individuals above the age of 60 and people between 45 and 59 years with particular comorbidities. From April 2, the federal government began vaccinating all individuals above 45 years.