In Maharashtra, the lockdown has been announced once again due to the speed of Corona going out of control. Even Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis has supported the Uddhav Thackeray government and demanded an economic package for the poor. At the same time, the migration of laborers has also started again. Migrant laborers fear that they will be trapped there due to the lockdown.
After the first wave of Corona was over, all these laborers left for big cities to earn back, but now they are again To flee Are engaged There are 3 million migrant workers in Mumbai. A night curfew has been imposed in the city since Sunday night (April 4, 2021). The number of corona patients has increased 400% since February. By the end of this week, the government may increase the state more vigorously.
The number of migrants across India is said to be more than 10 crores, who work in other states and maintain their families. Last year, the government had arranged for special trains to return to their homes. Free transports were provided to all. Road stalls, factory and construction work were halted. In some cities of UP, booking of trains has also been completed for the next few days.
Now a large crowd of people are seen at railway stations to catch trains for Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh. UP-Bihar has the highest number of laborers. Only those who have given employment to many have asked to leave. Especially those returning to the restaurants are returning. Of the workers of U.P. Want to say that The situation in their state is better, that’s why they are returning. Workers engaged in construction work are also returning.
The condition of Corona in Maharashtra is becoming frightening. The number of active corona cases across India has reached 7.38 lakh, of which 4.3 lakh are from Maharashtra alone. Maharashtra accounts for 58.27% of the total active cases in the country. In the last 1 day, more than 1 lakh new corona patients have appeared in the country, out of which 11,000 were from Mumbai alone. So far, 33% of the total deaths are from Maharashtra alone.
– CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) April 4, 2021
Corona has so far claimed 1,65,138 lives in the country, of which 55,878 patients died in Maharashtra alone. A quarter of the people who died from corona in Maharashtra did not die in any other state. In the last 1 day, 1.03 lakh new cases were reported in the country, out of which 57,000 came from Maharashtra alone. Of this, 12,472 are from Pune. The situation in Thane, Nagpur and Nashik is also getting worse.
The weekend lockdown has also been announced in Maharashtra from Friday. New guidelines have been issued regarding malls, restaurants and trips. Uddhav Thackeray took this decision in the cabinet meeting. The curfew continues from 8 am to 7 am. Exit on this weekend will also be banned. Parks, Playgrounds and Cinema Halls Will be closed Government offices will have 50% occupancy and private companies have been asked to provide facilities to employees for ‘work from home’.