Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday ordered strict restrictions in the state from April 14 till May 1 to break the chain of the second wave of coronavirus.

Here are highlights of what the chief minister said while addressing the state. 

* "From April 14 evening, lockdown imposed in Maharashtra." 

* "Section 114 of IPC will be in force across the state."

* "No one will be allowed to go out from home without any valid reason"

* "Local trains and bus services to continue to operate. They will be used only by the people who are working in essential services."

* "40,000-50,000 Remdesivir injections are used in the state every day. If the positive cases continue to increase, then our demand for these injections will go up to one lakh per day."

* "The state government has demarcated Rs 5400 crore for various schemes in pandemic time."

* "Rs 1500 per labour who are registered with the state govt labour department will be given by the state. The same benefit to registered domestic workers and hawkers, auto drivers as well."

* "For the next one month, the state government will give Shiv Bhojan free of cost. Earlier govt was charging Rs 5 per thali and Rs 10 thali."

* "Three-kilogram wheat and two-kilogram rice will be provided free of cost for the next one month to poor and needy people in the state. We will seek centre help as well."

* "Journalists exempted from travel restrictions."

* "Essential services, doctors, people working in the health and emergency, banking and agriculture sectors will be allowed to go out.

* "E-commerce and food delivery allowed. Restaurants to remain open from 7 am to 8 pm." 

* "Testing centres and medical infrastructure under immense pressure." 

* "Maharashtra is facing a shortage of beds. The state also has a limited supply of Oxygen cylinders."

* "Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been briefed about the situation in the state and sought assistance." 

* "Maharashtra has appealed to the Centre to provide GST relief."

* "United Kingdom imposed a strict lockdown for three months and vaccinated people. The situation in the UK has improved considerably. I think something like this needs to be done here."

* "Current situation in Maharashtra is worse than last year. The second wave more dangerous than the first wave. We had exercised restraint last year to overcome the challenge posed by the pandemic."

* "We need more doctors to contain the situation. I appeal to retired doctors to join the fight against doctors."

* "Daily wages are necessary, but saving lives is equally important."