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COVID curbs: Maharashtra unveils 5-level unlock plan; experts weigh in

Updated : June 07, 2021 21:50:13 IST

Maharashtra has unveiled 2-fold set of filters of positivity rate and oxygen bed availability to determine if districts can be opened for more economic activity, and if yes, what extent.

As a result of this order, cities like Mumbai, Thane and Nagpur have started opening up to some level of activity including non-essential economic activity. Are these the correct parameters? Can there be more or other parameters? And can these steps prevent a third wave? At what point will the level of vaccination be included as a parameter?

To discuss this, Latha Venkatesh spoke with Dr Chandrakant Lahariya, Epidemiologist; Dr Vipin Sharma, Thane Municipal Commissioner, and Dr Samiran Panda, Head of Epidemiology Division at ICMR.

Watch video for full discussion.
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