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Lockdown Like Restrictions on Maharashtra Amid Omicron Variant Concern.

Maharashtra : As the Fear over new COVID-19 variant ‘Omicron’, is Rising Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is set to hold a COVID-19 review meeting with all Divisional Commissioners and Collectors on Sunday (November 28). 

According to Sources the Maharashtra government may announce some lockdown-like measures to combat the spread of new variant. It is to be noted that Omicron was first detected in South Africa and is now slowly spreading to different parts of the world. WHO has classified Omicron as a ‘Variant of Concern’ because it is highly transmissible.

On Saturday, a meeting was called by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to hold discussions over the steps which the state government can take to check the spread of Omicron in Maharashtra. The meeting was attended by senior officials from different departments including police, airport, superintendents of major civic hospitals, executive health officers and members of state COVID-19 task force.

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