At least week end lockdown appears inevitable, besides more stringent restrictions. The Corona cases are increasing at a very fast rate. Maharashtra has crossed one lakh mark on Friday.
In Mumbai more than 20,000 fresh cases have been identified in a single day taking the total to over 36,000.
At the same time cases of new variant Omicron are also increasing. On Friday 876 Omicron cases have been recorded. Majority of these cases are in Mumbai- 565, Pune -83, Pimpri-Chinchwad – 45, Thane – 36, Nagpur-30.
Although possibility of imposing total lockdown is not favored by the State Government, partial lockdown may be imposed.