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COVID-19 in Maharashtra: Expect strict curbs instead of lockdown, says Health Minister Rajesh Tope

The Free Press Journal | 15/03/2021 05:35 PM | Click to read full article

A sudden huge surge in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra has created a worrisome situation as the state recorded nearly 17,000 cases on March 14. State Health Minister Rajesh Tope in the wake of rising cases has said that the government is looking forward to impose stricter guidelines instead of another lockdown. "Though the death rate has gone down the state has witnessed a spike in positive cases since last three weeks," he added.

"The government has adopted 'Tracking, Testing and Treatment' method to avoid the spread of the virus."