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Count Of Maha's COVID-19 Testing Labs Rose To 100: Thackeray

count of mahas covid 19 testing labs rose to 100 thackeray


Mumbai, Jun 19 (PTI) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav

Thackeray on Friday said that the number of COVID-19 testing

laboratories in the state has now increased to 100 from two

in the past.

The number of such labs will keep increasing, he said.

Addressing Shiv Sena leaders and office-bearers online

on the occasion of the party's 54th anniversary, Thackeray

said that doctors were being provided all the required

equipment like masks, PPE kits and hand gloves as they combat

the disease.

He also informed the party workers that he would take

part in the all-party meeting with Prime Minister Narendra

Modi to discuss the Galwan Valley clash.

"The Sahyadri (Maharashtra) will be with the Himalaya

during the crisis hour," he said.

Twenty Indian Army personnel, including a colonel,

were killed in a fierce clash with the Chinese troops in the

Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on Monday night.

Thackeray said his contact with the partymen might

have become less frequent after he became the chief minister,

but he would never distance himself from them.

Stating that Shiv Sena was born to fight injustice,

Thackeray said he would carry forward the legacy of his late

father and party founder Bal Thackeray.

He said the Shiv Sena shakhas (branches) in the city

will be turned into temporary clinics to treat patients.

He also praised the party workers, saying that they

are never afraid of any crisis and work for the people by

putting everything else aside.

"Let there be any storm or any cyclone or any other

crisis. I am not afraid of anything till the Shiv Sainiks

(workers) like you are with me," Thackeray said.

Maharashtra minister and Shiv Sena leader Aaditya

Thackeray also spoke on the occasion and pitched for expanding

the party's base in each of the country's states. PTI ENM

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