Health Minister Tope Rules Out Lockdown Over Omicron
The Times of India Mumbai|December 09, 2021
Public health minister Rajesh Tope on Wednesday ruled out any kind of lockdown in the state following the Omicron variant’s emergence and stressed on implementing the “3T” formula of testing, tracking and treatment, besides adhering to Covid-appropriate behaviour.
Nisha Nambiar & Sumitra DebRoy

Pune/Mumbai: His statement came on a day when the state did not report any new cases of Omicron. The count of the new variant remains 10, so far of which one from Kalyan-Dombivli has been discharged.

“We are not thinking about any lockdown in the state as of now. The state task force has given no such directions. We shall closely keep a tab on the situation and take a call on any curbs following the guidance of the Centre, state task force and the chief minister,” he said.

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