Lockdown Restrictions Will Be Relaxed On The Basis Of Covid Positivity Rate And Availability Of Oxygen Beds In Maharashtra

The Maharashtra government has said that relaxation on the lockdown restrictions in the state will be given in view of the rate of corona positive and the availability of oxygen beds in hospitals. The government issued this statement late night. This order will come into effect from Monday.

14,152 cases of corona virus infection in maharashtra

After 14,152 new cases of corona virus infection were reported in Maharashtra on Friday, the total number of infected people increased to 58,05,565. Apart from this, with the death of 289 more patients, the number of dead has increased to 98,771. The Health Department gave this information.

According to the Health Department of Maharashtra, less than 20 thousand cases of infection were reported in the state for the fifth consecutive day. According to the department, after 20,852 more patients became infection free, the total number of people who have been cured has gone up to 55,07,058. The number of patients under treatment is 1,96,894.

Restrictions on Kovid-19 relaxed in 18 districts

The Maharashtra government on Friday eased restrictions on COVID-19 in 18 districts of the state where the infection rate and the number of patients requiring oxygen beds in hospitals have come down. The announcement was made by Disaster Management Minister Vijay Wadettiwar after a meeting of the State Disaster Management Authority on Thursday.

The minister said that restrictions like lockdown were imposed in April to deal with the second wave of the Kovid-19 epidemic. He said that restrictions will now be relaxed in 18 such districts of the state where the infection rate is five per cent or less and 75 per cent beds in hospitals with oxygen facilities are vacant.

The Disaster Management Minister said that Maharashtra will be unlocked at 5 levels i.e. under Level 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Many districts of Maharashtra come under Level 1, so the process of unlocking will be started there.

The 18 districts where restrictions will be relaxed include Aurangabad, Bhandara, Buldhana, Chandrapur, Dhule, Gadchiroli, Gondia, Jalgaon, Jalna, Latur, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Yavatmal, Washim, Wardha, Parbhani and Thane.

Restrictions will be partially relaxed in Mumbai, but the local train service, which is called the lifeline of Mayanagari, will not be opened for the general public for the time being.

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