As Maharashtra is currently witnessing the hike in coronavirus cases in the last few days, Chief Minister Mr. Uddav Thackrey has cautioned that the state government will put the lockdown again if the citizens will not follow the SOP’s set by the government.

CM Thackeray added to his words that if individuals will not follow social distancing, wear masks in public places then they may face another lockdown.  

"Individuals have gotten into the free spirit tendency. It is for individuals to choose if they need a lockdown or need to keep living with the little limitations like currently," said Thackeray, while guiding neighborhood organizations to take action against residents and foundations that are found disregarding Covid-19 standards and standard working methodology (SOPs). 

In the meantime, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said there was no motivation to freeze except for security standards should be followed. 

"The government is not planning any lockdown currently, but if still people don’t coordinate and follow COVID-19 SOP’s then it is only the way as that is only a single way to resolve it," Tope said.

Kishori Pednekar Mumbai mayor has cautioned the individuals the lockdown across the city if the government at any point finds the violation of the rules set by the government.

"The covid cases are drastically increasing day by day and people are not following the norms set by the government. While nearby trains have continued tasks for all and a few different exercises have started, individuals should keep on wearing covers, keep up social separating, and use sanitizers," she said. "Though, it been noticed that people are not following the guidelines of current pandemic situation. Schools were to open in the coming days, yet we are re-evaluating it now. We can head towards a lockdown and it is in the possession of residents itself to evade it." 

What worried the government most that, since last Wednesday, Maharashtra has been detailing more than 3,000 cases on a regular schedule. On Sunday, it recorded 4,092 cases, the most noteworthy single-day spike in over a month. The caseload in the state arrived at 20,71,306 while the loss of life rose to 51,591. 

There has been unwinding in movement limitations since February 1 which might have been one of the elements behind the expansion in numbers, said a wellbeing division official. Mumbai division detailed 862 cases, taking the combined caseload to 7,06,303, while the loss of life in the district arrived at 19,712. The number of absolute cases in the Pune division remained at 5,10,158 and passings at 11,678.