Mumbai: With 16 extra individuals testing constructive for coronavirus in Maharashtra, most of them in Pune and Mumbai, the variety of COVID-19 sufferers went as much as 1,380 on Friday (April 19), the state well being division mentioned.
As per the most recent replace supplied by the well being division, Pune reported 9 9 new circumstances adopted by Akola (4), Buldhana (2) and Ratnagiri (1).
With 1,380 circumstances until now, Maharashtra leads amongst states within the COVID-19 affected person depend.
In the meantime, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) introduced to seal the Dadar-located Shushrusha Hospital and requested the non-public hospital to quarantine all its nurses and cease new admissions. It additionally mentioned that each one sufferers admitted on the hospital shall be discharged in subsequent hours. The course from the BMC got here after two nurses on the hospital examined constructive for coronavirus. “Forty-eight hours have been given to the hospital to discharge the patients undergoing treatment there,” a senior BMC official mentioned.
So far, the BMC has detected six COVID-19 sufferers within the Dadar space, together with the 2 nurses.
The BMC has already sealed just a few non-public hospitals, together with Jaslok Hospital at Pedder Road and Wockhardt Hospital at Mumbai Central, and quarantined their staffers after coronavirus circumstances have been discovered of their premises.
The Kalyan-Dombivali space in Mumbai has reported six new constructive circumstances of coronavirus whereas the Dombivali-east has reported 5 new circumstances. The whole variety of coronavirus sufferers in Kalyan-Dombivali now stands at 49.
The 4 coronavirus hotspots in Mumbai are:
G south ward (Worli space): 199
Byculla of E. Ward, Mazgaon space: 69
Malabar Hill of D Ward, Girgaon space: 61
Andheri West area: 51
On Friday (April 10), the nation reported 547 new coronavirus circumstances within the final 12 hours taking the full variety of constructive circumstances in India to six,412.