The number of coronavirus cases in Mumbai has started increasing. In a shocking development, 17 COVID-19 cases have been found in a single society in an upscale area.
Mumbai: The number of coronavirus cases in Mumbai has started increasing. In a shocking development, 17 COVID-19 cases have been found in a single society in an upscale area.
As a result, the entire society has been put under quarantine by the BMC. Meanwhile, five Delta Plus cases have also been reported from the suburbs.
BMC Ward Officer Sandhya Nandedkar of Kandivali R South Department said that a few days ago 17 coronavirus cases were found in the Mahavir Nagar Veena Geet Sangeet Society of Kandivali.
However, 10 of these patients have been cured while 6 are still undergoing treatment. Apart from this, another matter of concern for the residents of Kandivali is that the BMC has got five Delta Plus cases, out of which 4 cases are in Kandivali East and one in Kandivali West side.
R South Ward Assistant Municipal Commissioner Sandhya Nandedkar said, “Slowly, the cases are increasing in the city and we are expecting a third wave next month as per experts. In view of this, the corona test of the rest of the people in the society is being done by the BMC employees. People should not take Covid-19 lightly."
"If there is a festival, avoid gatherings. We are currently working more on contact tracing. At present, the society located in Mahavir Nagar was declared a containment zone after 17 coronavirus infected were found."
The buildings in R South ward where Delta Plus cases are found have been sealed, the official said. We are providing them daily essentials.
Meanwhile, in St. Joseph's Boarding School, Agripada, Mumbai, 22 children were stirred up after they turned out to be coronavirus positive.
The children were complaining of fever for many days. The local BMC team examined the children on Wednesday and got the sample
Today out of total 95 children, 22 samples came positive. 4 were admitted to Nair Hospital .. while the remaining 18 children were admitted to the Kovid Center in Byculla
This boarding school has 5 wings..in which total 95 children lived. At present, BMC has sealed the school