The CM additionally indicated that the current lockdown-like restrictions within the state legitimate until June 1 might be prolonged by a fortnight, including there could also be sure relaxations.
“Although affected person numbers are dropping, we’re nonetheless on the ranges of final 12 months’s peak,” Thackeray mentioned.
The “Majha physician” initiative of the state authorities will assist attain out to household docs to keep away from overmedication and hospitalisation of asymptomatic cases, he mentioned.
“There’s a distinction between the COVID-19 virus variant between final time and this time. It’s extra virulent now, spreading fast and taking longer for the affected person to get better,” he mentioned.
“We even have one other satan to take care of: black fungus. We have now 3,000 cases of mucormycosis within the state. The coronavirus process drive is maintaining monitor,” he mentioned.