New Delhi: Warning of third wave, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar urged people to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi at home. Kishori Pednekar said, “The third wave of Covid-19 is not coming, it is here.”
Addressing reporters here, Pednekar said, “As the Mayor of Mumbai, I am following ‘Mera Ghar, Mera Bappa’. I will not go anywhere nor bring anyone to my master. Third wave in the state.” It is important to curb this.”, he was quoted as saying by ANI.
While Pednekar has asked the people of Mumbai to stay indoors, the mandals have been asked to allow only 10 people and make them work in shifts.
Nagpur district guardian minister Nitin Raut said on Monday that the third wave is already here, adding that some restrictions will be imposed but the final decision will come after discussions with public representatives.
In the first six days of September, Mumbai recorded 28 per cent of the cases reported in August.
Mumbai on Monday reported 379 new coronavirus positive cases and five deaths, taking the number of infections to 7,46,725 and the death toll to 15,998. There are now 3,771 active cases left in the city, a BMC official told PTI.
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has urged the cancellation of political rallies and religious events in view of the possible surge.
Thackeray was quoted as saying, “Public health is very important. Festivals can be celebrated in future. If the cases of Kovid increase then the situation may worsen. People’s health should be given priority so that we can avoid the third wave.” ” by PTI.
Last year, the first wave started during the second season, which is why the rise in cases is a major concern right now.
He further added, “Learning from the experience of the second wave of COVID-19, we have increased the number of oxygen cylinders, hospital beds and quarantine centers for children and adults. To counter the third wave, we have to strictly To follow the COVID-appropriate behaviour, we should wear masks in public places.”
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