There is bad news for Maharashtra battling Corona.
Ashok Chavan, a minister in the Uddhav government and former Maharashtra CM, has been found corona positive, being brought to Mumbai from Nanded. However, his name has not been officially confirmed yet. Corona positive figures have crossed 50 thousand at present in Maharashtra.
Earlier in April, the Corona test report by Maharashtra’s Housing Minister and NCP leader Jitendra Awhad came positive. The minister was admitted to Thane hospital on Tuesday night due to a pneumonia complaint. 18 people, including security personnel in contact with the Housing Minister, were found to be Corona positive.
The minister was the first home quarantine and his report came negative at that time. Jitendra, who is considered special by NCP Chief Sharad Pawar, is an MLA from the Kalwa-Mumbra seat of Thane.
There was a stir in Uddhav’s Matoshri
It was only in April that Maharashtra’s Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s private residence, Matoshree, spread to the area after a chaiwala turned Corona positive. This chaiwala used to tap tea near the gate of Matoshree for the past many years. Nearly 170 policemen and SRPF personnel engaged in the protection of Matoshree were quarantined from the precautionary area after Chaiwala was found to be Corona positive.
Corona cases hikes in Maharashtra
New records of corona infection in Maharashtra are being broken everyday. More than 3 thousand corona cases were registered in the state on a single day on Sunday. With this, the number of corona infected in Maharashtra has crossed 50 thousand.
According to the Health Bulletin issued by the State Health Department, 3041 cases have been received in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours while 58 people have died in this period. With this, the death toll from Corona in Maharashtra has increased to 1635.
The number of corona infected in Maharashtra has been 50 thousand 231. There are currently 33 thousand 988 active cases in Maharashtra.
Number of patients reached beyond 30 thousand in Mumbai
The situation in Mumbai is very bad in terms of corona virus infection. The number of corona infected in the city has crossed the 30 thousand mark. In Mumbai, the number of infected has reached 30 thousand 542, while 988 people have died due to this deadly corona virus.
In the last 24 hours, 1 thousand 725 new cases have been reported in Mumbai. At the same time, 39 people died of corona during this period.