Maharashtra maintains suspense over air travel in state amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown until May 31


The Maharashtra authorities on Saturday continued to take care of suspense over permitting air travel within the state amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown until May 31. A state authorities official stated that the May 19 order has not been amended but, including that no air travel has been allowed within the order.

“Maharashtra state government has not amended its lockdown order dated 19.5.20. No air travel allowed yet in this order,” stated the official.

The complete variety of instances within the state rose to 47,190 and the dying toll stood at 1,577 on Saturday night. The state recorded a complete of two,608 new instances an 60 deaths within the final 24 hours. So far, 13,404 sufferers have been discharged. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, interacting with docs of BMC-run hospitals, stated on Saturday that the variety of COVID-19 sufferers in Mumbai is doubling over a interval of 14 days.

During a video convention interplay, CM Thackeray praised the docs for his or her steady combat over the past two months to include the outbreak and exuded confidence that the duty can be completed. “Even though the number of patients is increasing in Mumbai, the number of patients is now doubling over a period of 14 days,” information company PTI quoted Thackeray as saying.

The CM, who burdened on establishing subject hospitals within the time to come back, stated the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had been following directives and protocol laid down by the Centre. CM Thackeray stated BMC had organized for intensive care models and isolation beds at a number of locations within the metropolis.