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CM Uddhav Thackeray asks citizens to support the state with the 'My Family, My Responsibility' campaign

Healthcare workers have reported cases where patients' relatives insist on treatment despite the side effects and addressing this the CM has warned them to understand the matter and trust the experts.

CM Uddhav Thackeray asks citizens to support the state with the 'My Family, My Responsibility' campaign
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Coronavirus cases in the country have been increasing and the World Health Organisation (WHO) over the last few months stated that the spread might remain for a long time. Cases in Maharashtra have also seen a significant rise and the government is doing the best possible to control the cases. While the vaccines will be available in the near future, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has stated that one can effectively deal with this crisis today, by receiving the right treatment method and through public awareness.

However, healthcare workers have reported cases where patients' relatives insist on treatment despite the side effects and addressing this the CM has warned them to understand the matter and trust the experts.

In a recently held discussion, CM Uddhav Thackeray, via online conference, interacted with the members of Pune Revenue Department. Understanding the growing concerns, the CM stated that the 'My Family, My Responsibility' campaign has been implemented to create a 'healthy Maharashtra', and to make this successful, every citizen should work actively. The campaign will be effective only if one supports and shares the message of fighting Coronavirys, and this campaign should involve a large number of people.

While the coronavirus vaccines will be available in the near future, what one needs to do today is to effectively deal with this crisis through treatment methods and public awareness. CM further emphasised that we should all focus on wearing masks, washing hands frequently and following social distances.

We live with two types of people in our society - ones who have a lot of fear in their minds and others who are indifferent and do not wear masks. They do not consider social distancing as a need, and hence it is often not observed these days.

Therefore, individuals with these positive symptoms are at increased risk of spreading the coronavirus infection, and this could pose a danger for anyone, added Uddhav Thackeray.

The state recently  Ganeshotsav in a simple manner, however, officials have noted an increase in the number of cases as the markets were open during this period, which led to crowding in several areas. Meanwhile, with the upcoming Navratri festival, the government has asked it to be celebrated n a low-key manner, 

It has been reported that patients' relatives are often insisting on treatment knowing the health hazards due to the side effects. Pointing this aggressive nature, officials have asked the doctors to decide on the treatments and medications, as they know the conditions better. 

Adding to this thought, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said that it may be possible to start a post-COVID center to ensure that the patients suffering from coronavirus do not suffer any problems in future. It has been observed that some have no symptoms of COVID19 but are having trouble regarding health. Therefore, in the second phase of the campaign, officials would consider taking a decision on arranging these centres. Pawar further added that discussion will be held regarding the same, in the near future.


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