With nearly 6 lakh 84 thousand total active cases and more than 62 thousand cases registered in last 24 hours, Maharashtra still continues to be the hotbed for Covid 19 in the country.
In the wake of alarming spread of the disease, the state government is contemplating on a series of measures including implementing stricter lockdown, purchasing of vaccines from other countries, setting up oxygen plants in districts among others to tackle the situation.
It has also issued strict guidelines pertaining to Ram Navami celebrations today.
Meanwhile, the govt. has already decided to cancel and postpone the 10th board exams and class 12 exams respectively. AIR correspondent reports that Maharashtra government has intensified its fight against Corona pandemic on a war footing.
The state, which has been under lockdown like situation since 15th of this month, will be subjected to stricter lockdown norms from today.