Restrictions in the state again?
Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar held a meeting in Pune today to review various projects. After the meeting, Ajit Pawar said in a press conference that the situation in Pune is good but a new type of virus is spreading globally. There are very different opinions about it. The Chief Minister will hold a meeting of all senior officials of the state tomorrow via video conference. The dignitaries in the area are of the opinion that some restrictions will have to be re-introduced.
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The new variant also raised concerns in Mumbai
Many foreigners are expected to come to India on the eve of the upcoming Christmas festivities. The Mumbai Municipal Corporation (MMC) has decided to carry out genome sequencing tests in European countries if migrants from European countries are found to be affected by the outbreak of corona. The Corona Task Force has also been asked to submit genome sequencing reports from these countries. Currently, the corona is spreading rapidly in Russia, Australia, Belgium and Germany. If a new variant of the Corona is found in these countries, it needs to be monitored.
Important meeting of Mumbai Municipal Corporation
An important meeting of the Mumbai Municipal Corporation administration will be held today to discuss the new strain and take further measures. There will be discussions about taking some important steps for Mumbai against the backdrop of the new variant. The Mumbai Municipal Corporation administration will keep a close watch on the passengers coming from abroad. The Municipal Commissioner will hold the meeting online this evening at 5.30 pm. The meeting will be attended by all the covid hospital chairmen, task force members, additional commissioners, ward officers, health officials.
Name the new variant Omicron
A new variant of the corona virus has raised concerns. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday called the new strain of the deadly corona virus B.1.1529 a “Variant of Concern” and Omicron (Omicron). Viruses in this category are considered highly contagious. The Delta variant was also placed in the same category. Even before this variant was discovered, cases of corona infection were increasing in many countries in Europe and in other regions, including Britain, Germany and Russia. The epidemic in Russia killed a record number of people. Now that this new variant has come out, panic has spread in the world.