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Maharashtra heading towards Lockdown:- The coronavirus wave in the country reached the peaks and the second wave of cases are having a huge impact on the people. The spread is huge and the daily tally touched 1.35 lakhs today. Maharashtra happens to be the most impacted state of the country and things are beyond the control as the daily tally of cases are increasing at a rapid pace. The state's Health Minister Rajesh Tope told that Maharashtra would be heading for a lockdown soon if the situation will not improve. The Chief Minister conducted a high level review meeting recently and decided to impose lockdown on the weekends across the state. The government is clear that if a lockdown is imposed, it would be quite difficult for the economy to recover. But if the situations will not improve, Maharashtra will head for a lockdown.
"It is essential to break the chain and improve the situations. If not, Maharashtra will head for a lockdown for sure. Maharashtra reported 56,286 new cases of coronavirus cases yesterday. If the situations are not improved, Maharashtra will have to head for a lockdown" told Rajesh Tope. 376 people passed away in a single day yesterday in the state. There are 5,21,317 active cases for coronavirus in the state now. The Health experts warn that the number of active coronavirus cases will touch 1.1 million mark by the end of this month. The state is running short of vaccines and the government urged the Centre to provide more number of vaccine doses so that things would be under control. A total number of 1,31,968 cases are reported in India in the last 24 hours and the total tally reached 1,30,60,542. 780 people passed away in the country in the last 24 hours and the number of recoveries in the country reached 1,31,968.