Mumbai: There will be no complete lockdown. But if some citizens remain unconcerned, they may have to resort to lockdown in the near future. Be careful not to panic. We are looking through print as well as electronic media. Doctors, BEST employees are getting coronary. Don’t assume that Omicron is not serious. That is what the World Health Organization has said. If he is considered serious, he will not have to face any difficult situation, said Kishori Pednekar.
People recover faster from infection by the Omicron if they are double vaccinated and that is helping Mumbai, Chahal said, but also warned that states with just 50-60% vaccination coverage could see more people being hospitalised and strain on their health infrastructure.
“Yesterday (Wednesday) we had 15,166 cases and out of which only 80 people went into oxygen. Today we are expecting around 20,000 cases and only 186 have been hospitalised. We have ample beds both in private and govern.