The cases of Omicron, the new variant of corona in Maharashtra, are increasing rapidly. Along with this, people are getting infected with the Delta virus of Corona. The strange thing is that during the last 24 hours about 20 MLAs including 10 ministers have been found corona positive in Maharashtra. State Deputy CM Ajit Pawar said during a conversation with the media on Saturday morning that if the cases of corona increase in the state, then the restrictions will be increased. With this, the discussions about the implementation of lockdown in Maharashtra have intensified once again.
During a conversation with news agency ANI, Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar said that 10 ministers and more than 20 MLAs have been found corona positive in Maharashtra. During a conversation with the media, he has given this information while answering the question asked about the increasing infection of Corona. He said that if the number of corona infected patients increases in Maharashtra, then the government can increase the restrictions.
Earlier, Maharashtra's Help and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar said because of the critical situation of Corona and Omicron in the state that the third wave of the corona has arrived in the state and the state government may now be forced to impose a lockdown. In January and February, the situation may get worse. He said that if the situation worsens, there is no option other than lockdown. However, the final decision on this will be taken by the Chief Minister of the state, Uddhav Thackeray.
Let us inform you that amidst the spread of the new variant Omicron of Corona, a sharp increase in corona infections has been observed in Maharashtra for the last 11 days. This forced the state to issue new guidelines. Minister Wadettiwar said that we have already imposed Section 144 in Mumbai as a precautionary measure. He said that because of the increasing number of corona patients, it can be said that the third wave has knocked. He said that a decision on the school and Mumbai local will also be taken soon before the lockdown is imposed in the state.