New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has directed senior officers to take strict motion in opposition to individuals or organisations who flout COVID-19 pointers, after holding a gathering with the Divisional Commissioners and District Collectors of the state via by way of video conferencing in Mumbai on Tuesday (February 16).
“If individuals don’t put on masks or comply with COVID-19 guidelines, then the district and police administration has the duty to strictly implement these guidelines. They have to take strict punitive and vital motion with out exhibiting any leniency,” stated Thackeray.
The Chief Minister, who directed officers to create a well being map of the state with the assistance of well being employees by finishing up the “My household, my duty” marketing campaign, expressed displeasure over the improper implementation of the usual working procedures (SOP).
He additional stated, “Over the previous yr we’ve got set SOPs for varied sectors whereas preventing COVID-19, however it doesn’t look like applied. It’s a critical concern,” including “Marriage ceremony ceremonies, events and different social occasions are seen happening with out following pointers. Now we have prolonged the instances of eating places and inns however we don’t see that the principles are being adopted.”
Thackeray directed the officers to ship native administration groups to go to the locations of gathering and take strict motion if violations of guidelines are discovered. “Revoke the licences of halls the place guidelines usually are not adopted at weddings or different ceremonies. Strict motion ought to be taken instantly if inns and eating places usually are not following SOPs,” he stated.
The Chief Minister directed the municipalities within the state to spray disinfectant at public locations usually. The state authorities additionally determined to extend the testing by sending cellular testing amenities to villages.
In the meantime, Maharashtra reported 3,663 new COVID-19 circumstances and a pair of,700 recoveries on Tuesday. “A complete of 19,81,408 sufferers have been cured and discharged. The whole energetic circumstances of COVID-19 within the state stand at 37,125. The affected person restoration fee within the state is 95.66%,” Well being Minister Rajesh Tope instructed ANI.
Notably, as many as 23,261 beneficiaries, together with frontline employees, obtained the primary dose of COVID-19 vaccines within the state on Tuesday, whereas 4,437 have been administered the second dose.
The federal government has accomplished immunisation of seven,41,370 individuals since January 16, when the inoculation drive in opposition to COVID-19 was launched in Maharashtra together with the remainder of the nation, an official assertion stated.
The federal government has began administration of the second dose of COVID-19 vaccines from Monday, which noticed 4,679 healthcare employees receiving the second shot.
In the meantime, the COVID-19 vaccination protection to healthcare and frontline employees has crossed 88.5 lakh doses on Tuesday, in response to a press release by the Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare (MoHFW).
As per the provisional report until 6 pm on Tuesday, 88,57,341 vaccine doses have been administered via 1,90,665 classes, together with 61,29,745 Healthcare Employees (HCWs) who’ve taken the primary dose and a pair of,16,339 HCWs who’ve taken the second dose, together with 25,11,257 Frontline Employees (FLWs) (1st dose).
The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on 16th Jan 2021, whereas the vaccination of the FLWs began from February 2, 2021.
(With Company Inputs)