As Maharashtra’s Omicron tally reaches to 65 cases Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Thursday said that the government does not want to impose lockdown again but people need to take things seriously as Omicron cases are rising in the state.
Pawar also requested Opposition leaders to refrain from making irresponsible statements on the issue. “We need to take things seriously. We don’t want a lockdown again. We request everyone in the House also to please wear a mask. I request Opposition leaders to speak responsibly on this issue”, leading news agency quoted Pawar as saying.
India’s Omicron tally reached 236 with Maharashtra recording the maximum 65 cases followed by Delhi at 64, Telangana 24, Karnataka 19, Rajasthan 21, and Kerala 15. According to the Union Health Ministry’s data, 16 states and UTs so far have recorded cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus.