The Maharashtra authorities is taking efforts to forestall a second wave of Covid-19 within the state, chief minister (CM) Uddhav Thackeray stated in a gathering of chief ministers with Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi on Tuesday. Thackeray stated that although the state has been profitable in bringing down instances in Mumbai’s Dharavi and Worli, the battle towards the coronavirus just isn’t over but. The CM added that the state is working in the direction of lowering the case fatality charge (CFR) in Maharashtra, which stands at 3.44%.
Modi held a gathering with chief ministers of Maharashtra Gujarat, West Bengal, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh by way of video conferencing, to evaluate measures taken to deal with Covid-19. An announcement from the Maharashtra authorities stated that Modi stated that if the 10 states, which have 80% of instances within the nation, win towards Covid-19, then the nation would emerge victorious.
“Efforts are being taken to convey down the mortality charge. On the identical time, there was reward over controlling the scenario in Dharavi and Worli. However the battle just isn’t over but. The federal government is working to see to it that there isn’t any second wave in Maharashtra,” a press release quoting Thackeray stated. He added that the Maharashtra authorities has not hidden any fatalities or confirmed instances, and the state has been “clear” in offering all information.
The state, in keeping with the CM, has 3.5 lakh beds prepared with oxygen provide, ventilators and different tools, however there’s a scarcity of medical doctors, nurses and different healthcare staff.
The CM identified that a number of individuals who have recovered from Covid-19 have contracted different sicknesses, and have been compelled to get institutional therapy after they examined adverse. The state, as on August 10, had 358,421 recovered sufferers. “Those that have recovered from Covid-19 have contracted another sicknesses. There’s a have to arrange a mechanism to deal with such people,” the assertion added.
Thackeray added that the state authorities will arrange infectious ailments management hospitals in all of the districts, together with Mumbai. He expressed the necessity to analysis how and why various kinds of viruses originate.
Through the assembly, Thackeray reiterated the demand to cancel final-year examinations for non-professional programs, to make sure that the lives of scholars usually are not endangered. Thackeray known as for a choice on the problem on the nationwide stage. He made a robust pitch to declare college students as handed by giving them mixture marks. He stated college students can’t be left “hanging” as a result of “uncertainty” throughout these pandemic instances. Thackeray additionally known as for a choice to be taken within the case of final-year medical college students.
The CM stated that until the time a vaccine for Covid-19 is developed, masks and social distancing are the one drugs. “If we study to reside with the coronavirus, the method of unlocking restrictions can be simpler and quicker, Thackeray stated in the course of the assembly.