After multiple complaints from state officials, Chief Secretary Ajoy Mehta visited the BMC headquarters on Tuesday and held a meeting with all ward officers. This was followed by a visit by Health Minister Rajesh Tope.
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Public Health Minister Rajesh Tope have urged private clinics and hospitals to remain open. However, doctors said the government needs to provide training and protective gear if they want small set-ups to continue functioning.
Coronavirus Cases in India Latest Updates: The number of people who have been infected with the novel coronavirus rose to 2,069 today, while 53 deaths have been reported. Multiple states have reported positive cases linked to those who attended the Nizamabad Markaz event.
The female cleaner who tested positive is in her thirties. The Titwala resident had to sleep in ward 13, meant for children suffering from other illnesses, for three days because she could not go home.
Coronavirus Cases in India State-Wise Latest Update: On Monday, India registered the sharpest spike in coronavirus cases -- 227 people tested positive over the last 24 hours, taking the total to 1,251. Of these 102 people have been cured and 35 have died.
Twenty-five people, including 22 of a family, have tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in this dusty town near the Karnataka border, after four of the family returned from a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
Officially, while the government has strongly denied any indication of community transmission, experts said these cases are ringing alarm bells that the virus is silently making its way into the community.
The death of 40-year-old Kandivali woman is yet another case of coronavirus transmission where civic officials have found no link of the positive case with an infected person. She also had no travel history abroad.
Samples of a 65-year-old woman from a Deonar chawl tested positive on Wednesday night after she passed away at a Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) hospital. She suffered a heart attack and acute respiratory distress syndrome.
The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors has written to medical education ministry to provide personal protective equipment and N-95 masks for close to 4,000 resident doctors working in Maharashtra’s government hospitals.
Kasturba Hospital on Wednesday conducted 372 tests in 24 hours, the highest so far till now in Mumbai. Across Maharashtra, 2,988 people with suspected coronavirus symptoms have been admitted in hospitals. So far, 2,531 samples have tested negative.