A total of 3365 coronavirus infections were reported in Maharashtra on Monday. Over 3000 new cases have been reported daily in the state over the past six days. On Sunday, 4092 new cases were reported in Maharashtra. The state government has warned against making ‘tough decisions’ amid an ever-increasing number of infection cases.
According to an official statement, 23 patients died from infection in the state on Monday, while 3105 patients were infected. If 1978708 people have recovered so far, 36201 patients are being treated. So far 2067643 cases of coronavirus infection have been reported in the state and 51552 people have died from this deadly virus.
More than 400 cases were reported on Monday in cities like Mumbai, Nagpur and Amravati, the statement said. However, Palghar was the only district where no single case of infection was reported on Monday. 493 new infections were reported in Mumbai city on Monday, while 415 cases were detected in Nagpur, the state health department said.
Meanwhile, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Monday termed the rise of Kovid-19 cases in some districts of Maharashtra as ‘dangerous’ and warned people that the government could take some ‘tough decisions’ and be prepared for it. In eastern Maharashtra, some districts of the Vidarbha region, particularly Amaravati and Nagpur, and Nashik in northern Maharashtra, have seen a rise in new infections in the last few days.
Talking to reporters, Pawar expressed his displeasure at people not following proper behavior to avoid the epidemic and violate the guidelines. Minister of State for Finance Pawar was in Rangabad for a review meeting of eight districts of Marathwada region. “I have come to realize that people are not following the Kovid-19 guidelines designed to prevent the spread of infection,” he said.
If the situation worsens, we may have to pay a heavy price for this neglect, ”he said. The number of new cases in the state is alarming. In the wake of the second wave of the epidemic, we have seen the lockdown re-imposed in many parts of the world. Pawar said the issue would be discussed with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai tonight.