There were huge crowds during Diwali period. Even at the time of Ganesha Chaturthi, we saw crowds… Now there are predictions that second Covid wave may come,’ says Ajit Pawar
Maharashtra on Saturday reported 5,760 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the total case tally to 17.74 lakh
Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar on Sunday hinted at a Covid-induced lockdown in the coming days in the state owing to huge crowds witnessed during the recently concluded festival period.
“There were huge crowds during Diwali period. Even at the time of Ganesha Chaturthi, we saw crowds. We are speaking to relevant departments. We’ll review the situation for next 8-10 days and then a decision will be taken about the lockdown,” said Pawar in Pune.