Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra have surged to 4676 with 472 new cases reported till now.
572 patients have been cured and discharged from hospitals. Two Inter-Ministerial Central Teams are on a visit to make on-spot assessment of the situation and issue necessary directions to State Authorities for its redressal.
In wake of the increasing number of Coronavirus patients in Mumbai and Pune, two Inter-Ministerial Central Teams are on a visit to assess the situation. The IMCT, headed by Sanjay Malhotra, additional secretary, Ministry of Power has reached Pune and held discussions with Collector, Commissioner and other authorities.
This team and other teams in Mumbai will visit various places in both the cities and submit their report to the Central Government in the larger interest of the general public. They are also expected to focus on issues like the supply of essential commodities, social distancing in the movement of people outside their homes, the preparedness of the health infrastructure, the safety of health professionals, availability of test kits and conditions of the relief camps for labor and poor people.
Meanwhile, at least 53 media persons from Mumbai have tested positive for coronavirus. BMC has isolated them in a hotel for the next 14 days. Efforts are also on to trace their high and low-risk contacts.