Health minister Rajesh Tope said second wave of Covid-19 pandemic not receded yet third wave feared post-Diwali

The new cases of corona virus in Maharashtra are gradually decreasing. There has also been a decrease in the deaths due to infection. Meanwhile, State Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Tuesday that the second wave of corona virus epidemic in the state is not over yet. He said that the Kovid Task Force has cautioned against the possibility of a third wave after Diwali.

Speaking to the media in Nashik district, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said, ‘The second wave of the epidemic is not over yet. But the conditions for the third wave are not immediately favorable. The state task force has cautioned against a third wave after Diwali. Tope said that in Maharashtra, more than nine crore people have been administered one dose of Kovid-19 and 35 percent people have received both doses.

No new variant found in the state yet

He also said that no new variant of the corona virus has been found so far. A special drive to vaccinate the survivors in the state will continue till Diwali, which will be celebrated in the first week of November. Colleges are to be opened in the state from October 20. Before the college opens, the government has already talked about vaccination of all the students. Tope said that the new challenge for the state administration is to vaccinate college students for COVID-19. He appealed to the college students to come forward for vaccination.

no death due to corona in mumbai on sunday

On Sunday, for the first time since the outbreak of Corona virus in March last year, there was no death due to Kovid-19 in Mumbai, the Health Minister said that it is a big achievement for the city with a population of 1.5 crore. On Monday, 1485 new cases of Kovid-19 were reported in Maharashtra, which is the lowest number of daily cases in more than 17 months. On Monday, 27 more patients of Kovid-19 died. There were 28,008 active cases of corona virus in the state on Monday.

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