Covid-19: Mumbai police deploys drones in Dharavi and Worli

Covid-19: Mumbai police deploys drones in Dharavi and Worli

Covid-19: Mumbai police deploys drones in Dharavi and Worli

He also appealed to the people of the state to voluntarily cooperate with the government to contain the spread of COVID- 19.

Old and obese people are more likely to be hospitalised with the coronavirus than cancer or lung disease patients, research suggests.

"We've also managed to successfully track down many new COVID-19 positive cases because of our vigorous screening of patients showing symptoms of the disease", said Kiran Dighavkar, assistant commissioner, G-North Ward, BMC.

At least 120,914 people have died due to the virus in the world with 20, 465 deaths in Italy which is the highest in the world.

"In addition to answering key questions on infection spread and the percentage of total asymptomatic cases in a community, we intend to relieve anxiety through a better understanding of the spread of the infection across Beaumont Health", said Richard Kennedy, Ph.D, Beaumont Health Vice President for Research and Director of the Beaumont Research Institute. According to BMC, after this the number of infected people in this slum area has increased to 55 and 7 have died. We're trying to trace high- and low-risk contacts of these patients.

Obese patients are more prone to serious infection because their immune system is preoccupied with trying to fix inflammation caused by carrying excess fat.

While Caledon saw an increase of two new cases; the town's total is now at 43.

The Pune circle comprising Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad area, and Satara and Solapur districts has 315 COPVID-19 cases with 34 deaths.

The number of cases in Mumbai is increasing every day.

Liberal Democrat health spokesman Munira Wilson described the news as "worrying", adding: "With so many healthcare workers on the front-line working without proper PPE or testing, these outbreaks may appear inevitable".

With 121 new coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, state tally surges to 2,334 with 160 dead as of 14th April.

149 clusters of coronavirus have been recorded in nursing homes, over a third of the total amount.

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