Mumbai, 17th April 2021: Amid an alarming rise in Coronavirus caseload in Maharashtra, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Friday warned that if people don’t follow COVID-19 restrictions then the government will be forced to impose a lockdown in the state as stringent as last year’s.
A record of 64,000 cases and around 400 people died on Friday. In Maharashtra, Section 144 and various restrictions are in force till 7 am on May 1.
Pawar said, “If people do not comply with the current restrictions then we will have to impose a strict lockdown like last year”.
In many places in the state people are seen violating the restrictions.
What did Pawar say on the complaints of lack of Remdisvir?
Pawar said that the family members of Corona patients in Private hospitals repeatedly ask the doctors to arrange for Remdesivir, without looking at the severity of the infection.
He said, “I appeal to the doctors to use Ramdesivir only in serious cases and there is no need to do anything to arrange, we are working on it.”