Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray will address the state via online mode today. The address will start at 1 pm.
The address by the CM will be crucial considering the upcoming festive season. Even before Diwali and other festive seasons Thackeray had appealed citizens to observe restraint and take precautions to protect themselves against the COVID-19.
Earlier Thackeray had addressed the state on November 22. In the address, he had warned residents against the third coronavirus wave in the state.
Meanwhile, with 3,940 new Covid-19 cases reported in Maharashtra, the total caseload in the state has reached 18,92,707 on Saturday.
There are 61,095 active cases in the state, according to the state's Public Health Department.
The state has also recorded 74 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the toll related to the deadly virus to 48,648.
The recovery rate in the state is currently at 94.14 percent, while the case fatality rate is at 2.57 percent. As many as 17,81,841 people have recovered from the lethal infection in the state.
With 25,153 new infections in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 case tally crossed the 1-crore mark, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.
According to the Union Health Ministry, the total numbers of recovered and active cases in the country are 95,50,712 and 3,08,751 respectively. Meanwhile, the country's death toll stands at 1,45,136.
(With inputs from agencies)