Mumbai: The first case of death due to Delta Plus variant of Corona has been reported in Maharashtra. An 80-year-old elderly woman has died due to infection in Ratnagiri. Meanwhile, the Maha Vikas Aghadi government on Friday indicated strict restrictions along with implementing Level-3 norms across Maharashtra. FDA Minister Dr. Rajendra Shingne has warned that a possible third wave could lead to 5 million infections, of which about 8 lakh would be active cases, requiring hospitalization.
Rules will now be strictly enforced
Under Unlock-3 norms in Maharashtra, all shops will be closed till 4 pm. Malls and cinema halls will remain closed and unnecessary movement of people will be strictly prohibited. Health Minister Rajesh Tope said, an 80-year-old patient from Ratnagiri has died due to delta plus variant of Kovid infection. At present there are about 21 cases in the state. Of these, Ratnagiri has the highest (9), followed by Jalgaon (7), Mumbai (2) and one each in Thane, Palghar and Sindhudurg districts. Along with these districts, a high alert has also been issued in the rest of the state.