State reduction & rehabilitation minister Vijay Wadettiwar mentioned that instances have dropped in Mumbai, however not in different elements of the state
MUMBAI: Following a surge in Covid instances, the state authorities is likely to prolong lockdown-like restrictions no less than by 15 days, from May 1 to 15. A last determination is predicted to be taken on the cupboard assembly on Wednesday.
State reduction & rehabilitation minister Vijay Wadettiwar advised the media that instances have dropped in Mumbai, however not in different elements of the state. “After the increase in curbs in the state, Covid cases reduced in Mumbai, but are still on the rise in Vidarbha, Marathwada and other parts.” He added that the cupboard will take a call after reviewing the state of affairs.
A senior official mentioned the state was taking inventory of new instances every day and curbs won’t be lifted in one go, however progressively. “Relaxation cannot start unless new cases come to below 35,000-40,000 for few days,” he mentioned. Another official mentioned the state will keep it up vaccination to cowl most individuals throughout lockdown curbs. “Both measures, restrictions and vaccination, may help control infections in few days,” added an official.
The state had imposed further restrictions from April 14 to May 1. It put curbs on inter-district and inter-metropolis journey and reintroduced e-passes for inter-district and inter-state motion.
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