Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday put Maharashtra beneath curfew Monday midnight, saying state’s makes an attempt to comprise the coronavirus had reached a “turning point”.
“We might be imposing curfew in the whole state from Monday midnight. The subsequent few days could be extraordinarily vital. We are additionally sealing borders of all districts to test the unfold of coronavirus. Supply of meals, grains, cereals, milk and medicines will proceed from one district to a different. No different motion might be allowed,” Thackeray mentioned.
He additionally appealed to residents to remain at dwelling for their very own security within the wake of coronavirus outbreak within the state. “The way we clapped yesterday, it was, in fact, a siren of warning. We need to observe complete restraint at this moment, or we will regret forever. This is the turning point in our fight against coronavirus,” Thackeray mentioned.
“We will not tolerate crowd in public places at any cost. Except in case of an emergency, no one will be allowed to roam on streets. If these guidelines are violated, people will face legal action,” Thackeray mentioned.
He, nevertheless, assured that each one important companies will stay open throughout the time of curfew. All the important companies, medical shops, veterinary docs and their outlets will proceed to function throughout the curfew.
“We will allow only essential services. If we cannot check the coronavirus outbreak at this moment, we may face the fate of some European countries,” he mentioned.
He additionally mentioned dwelling quarantine is necessary as it’s the advisory from well being consultants and authorities. He mentioned all forms of spiritual centres will stay closed as nicely.
“We must win the battle towards coronavirus. The state authorities can also be coaching anganwadi (state-run ladies and little one care centres) and ASHA (accredited social well being activist) staff and residential guards because the state would want further manpower within the battle towards COVID-19, he mentioned.
The chief minister mentioned he has additionally written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to droop home flight companies.