Devendra Fadnavis, former Maharashtra chief minister and chief of opposition in Maharashtra meeting, on Monday, visited Thane, which has crossed 10,000 coronavirus illness (Covid-19) optimistic instances amid a spike within the viral outbreak within the densely populated Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and prompt a raft of measures to include the unfold of the pandemic.
He beneficial that the state authorities pay extra consideration to the Covid-19-hit civic our bodies, whose monetary situation shouldn’t be all that sturdy and are additionally in dire want of infrastructure and manpower.
“All civic bodies are not financially stable, even though funds have been allocated to various municipal corporations. The government also has to provide them with proper infrastructure and manpower because they are relying on private hospitals to treat Covid-19 patients,” he stated.
Fadvanis visited the quarantine facilities in Thane, the 1,000-bed Covid-19 facility at Balkum and likewise met Dr. Vipin Sharma, who has just lately taken cost because the Thane Municipal Commissioner (TMC)
He additionally prompt that the Covid-19 check outcomes should be made accessible inside 24 hours, because the delay usually results in the administration’s incapability to supply well timed therapy.
“The daily test count needs to be increased, which will help get better clarity about the extent of the spread of the disease, and also a solution to tackle the healthcare crisis can be found. There shouldn’t be any attempt to suppress data related to Covid-19, as it would worsen the handling of the pandemic,” he stated.
He alleged that the Mumbai Police’s botched switch bid amid the viral outbreak is a sign of mistrust between Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. “Ideally, the decision related to transfer is taken by the Home Minister, while keeping the CM in the loop. However, it is clear that the CM was not aware of the transfers, which led to the scrapping of the order at the eleventh hour,” the previous CM added.