The Maharashtra authorities is toying with the concept of suspending practice and flight operations to and from Delhi in view of the rising coronavirus circumstances within the nationwide capital, a senior official stated on Saturday. This is without doubt one of the steps being thought of by the state authorities to curb the unfold of the virus, he stated.
“Numerous measures are being mentioned with a view to curb the virus unfold within the state, and suspension of practice and flight operations to and from Delhi is one among them,” Principal Secretary Sanjay Kumar instructed PTI.
“Nonetheless, no resolution has been taken to this point on this,” he added.
Sources stated that in a gathering held lately in Mumbai it was mentioned that steps should be taken to stop the unfold of an infection from folks coming into Maharashtra from the states which were witnessing a spike within the variety of circumstances.
Maharashtra’s COVID-19 tally on Friday went as much as 17,68,695 with the addition of 5,640 circumstances throughout the day and the loss of life toll reached 46,511.
The nationwide capital recorded 6,608 recent coronavirus constructive circumstances on Friday, taking the an infection tally to over 5.17 lakh, whereas 118 extra fatalities throughout the identical interval pushed the loss of life toll to eight,159.
The Nationwide Centre for Illness Management, in a report drafted lately, had warned that Delhi must be ready for about 15,000 recent circumstances of COVID-19 per day making an allowance for the upcoming winter season-related respiratory issues, giant inflow of sufferers from outdoors and festive gatherings.