Dattatrey Sawant, a instructor at a authorities faculty in Ghatkopar, ferries Covid sufferers to hospitals in his autorickshaw for free. Till date, the 47-yr-previous has taken 20 sufferers to hospitals within the jap suburb
MUMBAI: Even because the state authorities on Thursday prolonged the lockdown-like restrictions till 7am on May 15, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray directed district administrations to prepare for the third wave of the pandemic.
The CM instructed officers to arrange oxygen crops immediately and to make sure sufficient inventory of important medicines. He additionally requested officers to maintain a report of labourers coming from different states.
Thackeray, throughout a marathon assembly with all divisional commissioners and district collectors, stated new Covid instances have stabilised to some extent on account of strict implementation of the lockdown-like restrictions, however they need to plan to deal with the third wave. He stated permissions must be given to arrange oxygen crops, wherever crucial, and district administrations ought to take care of sufficient provide of oxygen in future. “In the wake of the third wave, stock up on the essential medicines and take help from local doctors in rural areas,” he added.
Taking cognisance of MNS chief Raj Thackeray’s demand, the CM requested all districts to keep up data of migrant labourers who’re anticipated to return to Maharashtra after the quantity of instances begin decreasing. “The record should be collected from industries and contractors and precautionary measures, like testing and isolating infected labourers, should be taken.”
The state has determined to provide free vaccination for the 18-44 age group and for this, focus must be on correct implementation, instructed the CM.
Taking word of the latest hearth incidents in Covid hospitals, chief Secretary Sitaram Kunte directed all authorities to finish the fireplace security audits and submit the studies instantly. Kunte, within the order extending the lockdown-like curbs, stated that because of the risk of rising Covid instances, the state was crucial to proceed the emergency measures to comprise the unfold of the virus.
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