MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday stated the COVID-19 pandemic has not ended and it’s nonetheless essential to put on masks and ramp up vaccination.
After nearly inaugurating a hospital and medical school at Alibaug in Raigad district, the CM stated vaccine reduces the severity of the coronavirus an infection.
It acts as “suraksha kawach” (protecting defend), he famous. “The coronavirus pandemic has not ended but. Query is being requested for a way lengthy we have to maintain carrying masks. It’s tough to touch upon it at this level. We have to use this time (when instances are declining) to ramp up vaccination,” Thackeray stated.
On Monday, Maharashtra reported 806 new COVID-19 instances, as towards 1,437 instances a day in the past.
In line with the Maharashtra well being division figures, 15,41,22,242 vaccine doses have been administered within the state until Monday. The state ranks second within the nation in administering coronavirus vaccines.