With the increase in the number of the cases of the people who are tremendously getting affected with the pandemic diseases Covid-19, the government of Maharashtra has decided to extend the lockdown period till May 31st. Till now the Mumbai has remained as the worst state with a maximum number of coronavirus cases so to take certain measurement to decrease the rate of Covid-19 patients and for their safety, the lockdown period got extended with strict measures in the fourth phase of COVID-19 as per the state government of Maharashtra.
Also, the death toll of the patients who have suffered from this pandemic disease in Maharashtra is comparatively high, so for their safety, the lockdown period will get extended till May 31st effective from 18th May’2020. But the rules and regulations for those zones which come under red, orange and green will remain the same. The decision was taken by the Uddhav Thackeray who also stated that there will be relaxation for the people who are staying in the green and orange zones.
The decision related to the extension of the lockdown period in Maharashtra has been taken by the chief minister in a meeting with a senior cabinet colleague on Thursday due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in the state. Also, Uddhav Thackeray who is the chief minister of Maharashtra requested the state administration to submit a final report related to the activities that can be allowed in that particular area which falls under the red zone so better safety measures can be taken to reduce the increasing rate of the pandemic disease which is spreading at a higher rate in Maharashtra.