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The migration of migrant laborers from Pune and Mumbai is continuing, amid fears of a lockdown again in the state.  - Dainik Bhaskar

The migration of migrant laborers from Pune and Mumbai is continuing, amid fears of a lockdown again in the state.

Maharashtra recorded the highest number of 59,907 cases of corona virus infection on Wednesday. With this, the total cases increased to 31,73,261. In the last one day, 322 more patients died from Kovid-19, taking the number of dead to 56,652. Maharashtra is ahead of 219 countries in the world in terms of new cases. More than Maharashtra, only 75,183 and 90,973 cases have been reported in America and Brazil respectively.

Vaccine stock to end in Maharashtra
Principal Secretary (Health) Pradeep Vyas said that till Wednesday morning there were about 14 lakh vaccine doses in the state. In many districts the stock will run out by today or tomorrow. The Center is aware of this and we have told them in writing. He told that if schedule and vaccine availability are there, five lakh shots can be given daily in Maharashtra easily. Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope also said that the state needs 40 lakh doses a week. We are giving vaccines to 4-5 lakh people a day, so if vaccine is not found, then there can be a big problem. Tope said, “We accept the challenge of putting 6 lakh doses of the center every day, but there should be a vaccine.”

In view of the increasing risk of infection, re-testing in Dharavi has intensified.

In view of the increasing risk of infection, re-testing in Dharavi has intensified.

Indian Army ready to give 20 beds in Pune
The corona in Pune has gone out of control to the extent that the district administration had sought help from the Indian Army. Ventilators and oxygen beds are full in Pune. Beds are not for keeping new patients. In such a situation, there was a demand to make Army Hospital of Pune available to ordinary citizens. Assuming the army has said to give 20 beds.

Hotel rental in Pune came about
Pune does not have a place to house patients in hospitals. Hotels are being hired to keep them. Corona infection is growing so fast that all the beds are already full. Every day, in the last 15 days, four thousand new cases are being reported in Pune. According to information provided by the Ruby Hospital in Pune, the hospital has rented three hotels and 180 beds can be arranged there. The condition of the Ruby Hospital is similar to the government hospitals and other hospitals in Pune.

There is a huge shortage of oxygen in Maharashtra
The state’s Food and Drug Regulator (FDA) has expressed apprehensions about the lack of oxygen in the coming days. The state health department has informed the FDA that by the end of April, the number of active cases in Maharashtra can reach 9 lakh. With this, the demand for oxygen will also double. In the month of February, where 150 to 200 metric tons of oxygen was required in the hospitals of Maharashtra, the demand has increased to 650 to 750 metric tons by the end of March. On 6 April, the consumption of oxygen in Maharashtra reached 777 MT. Maharashtra has a maximum capacity of 1250 metric tonnes per day of oxygen production. At present, Maharashtra takes 30 to 50 metric tons of oxygen every day from Gujarat and soon it will get 50 metric tons of oxygen from Chhattisgarh every day.

Antigen testing is being done by stopping trains in Mumbai.

Antigen testing is being done by stopping trains in Mumbai.

CM asks for two days for lockdown
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray asked for two days on the lockdown issue in a virtual meeting with businessmen agitated by the resumption of lockdown in the state. He said that some responsibility would have to be borne by the traders as well and they would have to work closely with the government in the fight against rising infection and in the fight against Corona. The Chief Minister stressed that it is important that everyone should unite and work together to win this battle. The intention of the government is not to harm the traders but to protect their interests, but this situation is grave. Therefore, the lockdown has to be decided hard.

Students of 9th and 11th will be promoted
Schools were closed for a year due to the growing threat of corona in Maharashtra. In the state, children were being educated inside schools online. This time in the 11th grade, the admission started quite late. After which the Maharashtra government has announced that students of classes IX and XI will be promoted to the next class. Earlier, the government had ordered to promote students from first to eighth.

Ban should be imposed on spitting in public places: court

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the Maharashtra government and BMC to take appropriate steps to curb the problem of spitting in public places. A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Dutt and Justice GS Kulkarni asked to increase the amount of fine against 200 spiters from 1200 to 1200. The court questioned, “What is the importance of 200 rupees nowadays?” You are losing revenue. This habit of spitting needs to be stopped. ”

In view of the danger of Corona, BMC personnel are now conducting checking operations at the stations again.

In view of the danger of Corona, BMC personnel are now conducting checking operations at the stations again.

More than 10,000 patients found for the second time in Mumbai
On Wednesday, 10,428 new cases of infection were reported in Mumbai and 23 more people died due to it. With this, the total number of infected in Mumbai has increased to 4,82,760 and the number of dead has reached 11,851. This is the second consecutive day the city has witnessed more than 10,000 cases of infection. This is the third time in this month when the cases have crossed the 10,000 mark. There are currently 81,886 active patients in Mumbai. In Mumbai, the rate of recovery from Kovid-19 has come down to 80 percent while the overall rate of infection has increased to 1.91 percent and now cases of infection are doubling in 35 days.

789 buildings in Mumbai have been sealed so far
There are 72 containment zones in Mumbai, where 789 buildings have been sealed. The BMC issued an order on Wednesday permitting home delivery of food and essential supplies through online service providers all day of the week while the restrictions imposed due to the corona virus continued. The municipality has also allowed parcels and packed food to be carried to roadside food bags during the weekend lockdown.

Corona’s new guideline in Mumbai

  • No more than five people are allowed in public places on weekends from 7 am to 8 pm.
  • Any movement other than essential services will be restricted from 8 pm to 7 am on weekends.
  • The beach will be closed till 30 April.
  • No more than five people will be allowed to visit the gardens and public grounds from 7 am to 8 pm.
  • Shops, markets and malls will be completely closed barring essential services.
  • Necessary services will always be operational.
  • Private offices will remain closed (except essential services)
  • Permission is granted for film and TV shooting with conditions.
  • Religious, social, cultural and political functions will be banned.
  • Entertainment services (cinema, theater, auditorium, arcade, water park, club, swimming pool, gym, sports complex) will remain closed.

Rules for public transport

  • Two rides including driver in auto rickshaw
  • Taxi – Driver + 50% Capacity
  • Bus – Full seating capacity, no standing
  • Those who travel by train / bus / flight can travel all the time.
  • Industrial workers traveling by private buses / vehicles – can travel all the time using a valid ID card.
People of BMC are investigating by going to the sealed societies of Mumbai.

People of BMC are investigating by going to the sealed societies of Mumbai.

Center’s letter to the state for less vaccination
The Center has written to Maharashtra on vaccination below average for all eligible beneficiaries, including health workers. In a letter to the Principal Secretaries of the state, Additional Health Secretary Manohar Agani has mentioned that the performance of these states and union territories is below the national average and needs to be improved. Prior to Agni’s letter, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, in a strong note, targeted Maharashtra and some other states, alleging that they were trying to hide their failure by demanding vaccines without vaccinating the deserving people and among the people. Panic is spreading Let me tell you that only 83% of health workers in Maharashtra have been given the first dose of Corona.

BJP will have serious consequences: Nana Patole
Maharashtra Congress on Wednesday criticized the central government for rejecting the demand to increase the age group for vaccination. At the same time, the Congress alleged that the Central Government was not adopting an attitude of cooperation towards Maharashtra, which is the state most affected by the epidemic in the country. State Congress President Nana Patole said that if Maharashtra is not supplied sufficient dose of Kovid-19 vaccine, then the Center and BJP will have to face serious consequences.

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