PM Modi hails Maha CM's Covid measures

Mumbai, May 8 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called up Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to get an overview of Maharashtra's war against the Coronavirus, an official said.

During the conversation, the PM lauded Thackeray's efforts and observed that the state has put up a good fight during the ongoing second wave of Covid-19.

Thanking Modi, the CM appreciated his guidance in the state's Covid war right from the beginning and how the Centre had accepted certain suggestions given by Maharashtra.

Thackeray took the opportunity to request for more Central help and support in terms of critical needs like oxygen and apprised the PM on the state's plan to tackle the possible Covid-19 'third wave' expected to hit soon.

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Maharashtra has emerged among the worst-hit in the country with a caseload of 49,96,758 which surpassed the infections of Turkey, and a total of 74,413 fatalities recorded till date, besides 654,788 'active cases' - just below France's 823,825 'active cases'.



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  • Anand, Mumbai

    Sun, May 09 2021

    Karnataka has to follow Mumbai Covid measures. Local admin is taking care of each covid cases. If any society voilets the rules then they quarantine that building. Vegitable and fruit vendor selling thier product coming to each societies. If anyone fail to report covid cases then govt takes action against them. There is help line from BMC for people. Building societies President and Secretaey through whatapp, update the covid cases of full wards and if anybody infected in thier buildings the building people supply food and other medical assistance so that patient will self quarntine in this home without any problem. There are so many volunteers working 24 x7 deliver Oxigen cylinders, medicines food product s to the needy.

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  • AJ, Mangalore

    Sat, May 08 2021

    He doesn't have any other option other than praising MVA..He would have taken credit for that also, but he knows agar aisa kiya to public bhaga bhaga ke ......

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  • Paul, Mangalore

    Sat, May 08 2021

    He has to appreciate. No other option. He & his party men have failed.

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  • Evans C Sumitra, Udupi/New York, USA.

    Sun, May 09 2021

    AJ Mangalore, I have no words to express on your comments.

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