A extra case of COVID, Aaditya Thackeray, the son of Maharashtra cupboard minister and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, has screened constructive for the virus. He inspired those that had come into contact with him to get examined for the virus in a twitter submit in the present day.

“On having delicate signs of COVID, I had myself examined and I’m COVID constructive. I request everybody who got here involved with me to get themselves examined. I urge everybody to understand that this can be very vital to not let your guard down. Please observe coronavirus protocols & keep secure,” Thackeray tweeted.

The variety of every day coronavirus circumstances in Maharashtra is skyrocketing. For the previous two days, the state has reported over 25,000 corona circumstances, which is the most important every day spike ever. On Friday, the state capital of Mumbai claimed over 3,000 circumstances.

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Uddhav Thackeray mentioned yesterday that lockdown was one of many choices which can be obtainable to the state authorities to fight the virus’s fast unfold.

The Maharashtra state authorities introduced on Friday that every one theatres, auditoriums, and places of work would solely have the ability to accommodate 50% of their capability till March 31.

Furthermore, the Better Mumbai Municipal Company has issued an order stating that it’s going to check folks for the virus at random in crowded locations regardless their permission.

The Centre despatched a letter to the states in the present day, urging them to implement strict anti-Covid protocols.

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“After a gradual decline within the variety of COVID circumstances for about 5 months, for the previous couple of weeks, the quantity is displaying an growing development in a number of elements of the nation. It has been noticed that it’s largely attributable to laxity within the observance of COVID acceptable behaviour by folks, particularly at crowded locations,” Union Residence Secretary Ajay Bhalla mentioned within the letter.

“WHO is a vital companion in our struggle towards the COVID-19,” Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Well being and Household Welfare, mentioned through video convention in April 2020 to WHO personnel based mostly in all states/UTs in India. “I tremendously recognize the WHO’s recommendation and contributions in containing COVID-19’s unfold throughout the nation.”

The WHO Nation Workplace for India (WCO India) has been collaborating with the Authorities of India (GoI) to enhance COVID-19 preparedness and response mechanisms, corresponding to surveillance and make contact with tracing, laboratory assessments, danger communications and neighborhood engagement, hospital preparedness, and an infection prevention and management, and implementation of containment plan in any respect three ranges of the well being system – nationwide, state and district.