Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday urged the individuals of the state to not decrease their guard in opposition to Covid-19 and observe the security protocols strictly in an effort to keep away from imposition of one other lockdown.
He stated that though he has been suggested to impose an evening curfew, he doesn’t consider that something might be achieved by imposing such restrictions.
Stating that the Unlock course of doesn’t imply that the pandemic is over, Thackeray requested the individuals to stay cautious.
In a webcast, he stated though individuals have been largely adhering to the Covid-19 security protocols, many others have been nonetheless not following the directive of necessary use of masks and nonetheless venturing out into crowded locations.
“The spiralling instances in Delhi is a explanation for concern and there’s evening curfew in Ahmedabad. I don’t need one other lockdown, however you also needs to perceive the gravity of the state of affairs,” he stated.
“We’re standing at a harmful flip. Now we have to determine whether or not we wish to go for a lockdown or observe all of the necessary Covid-19 security protocols,” he stated.
“I’ve been suggested to impose an evening curfew, however I don’t consider that something might be achieved by imposing legal guidelines,” he stated.
“I thanks for celebrating a firecracker-free Diwali. However I need to specific my disillusionmentthat the Covid- 19 security protocols usually are not being adopted in lots of locations.
“I urge you to keep away from shifting round unnecessarily and if it’s important to exit, please put on a masks and keep bodily distance,” he stated.
The chief minister added that youths are getting contaminated by not following the security protocol and they’re passing on the an infection to the senior residents of their households.
“It’s actually unhappy that individuals whom we had protected all these months, get contaminated as a result of youthful members within the household,” he stated.
Thackeray stated confusion nonetheless prevails over the provision of vaccination and medicines for therapy of Covid-19.
“Until then, now we have no possibility however to have necessary use of masks, bodily distancing and hand sanitization,” he stated.
He identified that post-infection negative effects of coronavirus have been posing a severe menace to sufferers with co- morbidities.
“Publish-Covid-19 negative effects are extreme and might been seen impacting mind, lungs, kidney amongst different organs.
Air pollution can also be impacting individuals with co-morbidities,” he added.
The chief minister stated, “Unlock course of didn’t imply that the pandemic is over. Though the locations of spiritual worship have been reopened, keep away from crowding there. A number of festivals handed off in the course of the pandemic with majority individuals celebrating it with out crowding. Now we have been capable of management the spike, however we will’t be careless,” he stated.
“The second wave seen in a number of elements of the nation like Delhi and Ahmedabad and the western nations seems like a tsunami and never a wave and now we have to be cautious.
“Crowding won’t kill coronavirus, however assist it unfold extra,” Thackeray stated.
He stated that ‘My household, my duty’ marketing campaign has helped the federal government to get the state’s well being map.
Thackeray stated there’s uncertainty over reopening faculties though a choice has been taken about it.
The federal government had earlier determined to reopen faculties for Courses 9 to 12 from November 23.