Religious Gatherings Not Allowed In Maharashtra, Says Uddhav Thackeray

Uddhav Thackeray mentioned Rs 2,000 might be given to each plasma donor (File)


Forward of Bakri Eid and Ganesh festivals, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday reiterated that spiritual, social and political gatherings will stay prohibited within the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Addressing collectors and municipal commissioners through a digital assembly, the CM known as for replication of the Dharavi mannequin elsewhere within the state to regulate the viral outbreak.

“Care needs to be taken to make sure that new containment zones don’t get created,” he mentioned.

The WHO just lately praised the profitable containment of the coronavirus unfold in Dharavi, a serious slum pocket in Mumbai.

The CM additionally requested officers to nominate auditors for COVID hospitals to make sure that sufferers will not be fleeced.

He additionally informed them to make sure that sufficient amenities are made obtainable at institutional quarantine centres in each district.

The CM known as for monitoring the implementation of the Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Aarogya scheme and availability of beds in hospitals.

“At current, 540 sufferers are on ventilator assist within the state,” he mentioned, including that each district will now have a nodal testing officer. The federal government has determined to ramp up fast antigen assessments together with swab assortment.

Uddhav Thackeray mentioned Rs 2,000 might be given to each plasma donor and informed officers to create consciousness amongst individuals.

BMC commissioner IS Chahal, who attended the assembly, recommended establishing of a unified command centre for the Mumbai Metropolitan Area (MMR) the place details about all amenities might be made obtainable.

He additionally recommended computerisation of mattress administration.

The MMR has been witnessing a spike in new instances.

The commissioner mentioned asymptomatic sufferers needn’t be hospitalised in order that beds stay obtainable for the needy sufferers.

Mr Thackeray mentioned the interval of lockdown, which is place in municipal companies, needs to be utilised for contact tracing and bringing down mortality charge.

“Lockdown should not be imposed beneath stress. Impose it solely in case you are confidant that it’ll assist containing the pandemic. Coronavirus mustn’t attain rural areas from city spots,” the CM mentioned.

Well being minister Rajesh Tope and medical training Minister Amit Deshmukh additionally attended the assembly.


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