COVID task force team recommends lockdown in Maharashtra; CM expresses concerns

Covid task force members recommend lockdown in Maharashtra after meeting Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray. Chief Minister asked the task force to look into why Covid19 cases rising in Maharashtra compared to other states, holding mass rallies and gatherings. The meeting between the Maharashtra task force and Chief Minister of Maharashtra has concluded. Chief Minister has proposed 8 days lockdown In Maharashtra while task force members have suggested 14 days. Chief Minister is now discussing all the details with other senior ministers. No final decision on lockdown today. Chief Minister of Maharashtra will have another meeting with task force members and senior cabinet ministers tomorrow and after that final decision on lockdown will be announced.