Omicron Cases in Maharashtra: There has been a sharp increase in Omicron, the new variant of the corona virus in Maharashtra. According to the Ministry of Health, 23 new cases have been confirmed today. There were 11 cases in Pimpri-Chinchwad, five in Mumbai, three in Pune, two in Osmanabad and one in Thane, Nagpur and Mira Bhayandar.
So far, 88 cases have been confirmed in Omicron State. In view of the growing number of Omicron cases, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray called a meeting of the Kovid 19 working group via video conference on Friday.
At the same time today, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said the imposition of a nighttime curfew was being discussed at the highest level since the emergence of the new type of virus Omicron. He said: “We have to take it seriously. We don’t want a double lockdown. We ask everyone in the House to please wear a mask. I urge the opposition leaders to speak up. responsibly on this issue. ” I do.”
Pawar said: “With the exception of a few MPs, a lot of people don’t wear masks. If I’m not wearing a mask, throw me out. All of Maharashtra are watching what’s going on here, but at least after speaking a mask should be put on. “
Let us tell you that the Omicron form of the corona virus is at least three times more contagious than the delta form. On Thursday itself, the central government advised states and union territories to be vigilant and monitor the positivity of cases, double the rate and cluster of new cases, and consider imposing restrictions on the level. local before Christmas and New Years.