COVID-19 cases surge: Centre flags gaps in containment measures of three states, bans Remdesivir exports
Speaking after an all-party meeting held virtually to discuss the COVID-19 situation in Maharashtra on Sunday, state health minister Rajesh Tope said an appropriate decision regarding imposing a lockdown in Maharashtra will be taken after 14 April
The state health minister was speaking to reporters after a virtual meeting of the COVID-19 task force chaired by Uddhav Thackeray to discuss measures, including the imposition of a lockdown in the state, to break the virus chain
COVID-19 surge: 'Complete lockdown' likely if Maharashtra govt can't cope with rise in cases, says Rajesh Tope
The Maharashtra health minister added that lockdown is required to ramp up the health infrastructure, and rejected allegations of mismanagement against the state govt
A decision to implement these restrictions was taken during the special meeting of the council of ministers on Sunday
On 9 September, the state govt passed a resolution saying it would deposit Rs 2,000 into the bank accounts of tribal people and distribute ration worth Rs 2,000 under the Khawati yojana. Seven months later, the benefits are still awaited
All restrictions that were in place during the nationwide lockdown declared in March 2020 will be in force in the hotspots
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