Covid-19 New Strain: Increased threat of Corona’s new strain in the country, Lockdown extended till 31 January in Maharashtra
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has decided to increase the lockdown in the state by 31 January to prevent new strains of coronavirus. Official information in this regard has been given by the state government.
The new variant of Corona is the reason for the lockdown
The statement issued by the Uddhav Thackeray government said that “there is a danger of the corona virus spreading in the state, so some emergency steps are being taken to stop its spread and the lockdown restrictions in the state will be extended till 31 January.” The statement said that the activities which have been allowed from time to time will continue. For information, let us tell you that after Corona, now a new variant of Kovid-19 is also spreading rapidly in all the countries of the world. Therefore, the lockdown has been extended to the whole of January of 2021, only in view of the increasing danger of new corona strains.
Maharashtra Government extends lockdown restrictions in the state till 31st January 2021, to prevent the spread of COVID19 pic.twitter.com/mAJOhHDQkY
– ANI (@ANI) December 30, 2020
Celebrate the new year with simplicity
All the old lockdown rules will remain in force in Maharashtra. The state government has appealed to all people to celebrate the celebrations of the New Year at home in a simple and simple manner and do not encourage crowds anywhere. Significantly, in the last few months, the government has relaxed many kinds of lockdown restrictions. The Maharashtra government had last month given permission to reopen places of worship. Along with this, classes have also started from 9th to 12th in some parts of the state.
So many people infected with new strain in India
Let us tell you that on Wednesday, 14 more cases of Corona virus have been reported in India. With this, the number of people infected with this new strain has reached 20. In this regard, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare gave information on 30 December. On Tuesday, 6 cases of Kovid’s UK strain were found.
If we talk about Kovid-19 cases, Maharashtra has the highest number of Corona cases in the country. Where so far 19,25,066 cases of COVID-19 have been reported. 49,373 patients have died and 55,672 are active cases. Karnataka is at second place after Maharashtra, where 9,17,571 cases have been reported so far and 12,074 people have died. There are 11,880 active cases in the state.