Coronavirus update: 6 new cases reported from Mumbai, Pune1 min read . Updated: 29 Mar 2020, 10:08 AM IST
- Five more corornavirus patients from twin cities of Pimpri-Chinchwad near Pune are set to be discharged from hospital today after they tested negative twice in latest tests
The total coronavirus cases in Maharashtra rose to 193, with four new cases reported from Mumbai and two from Pune, news agency ANI reported. One case each was reported from Sangli and Nagpur. Five more corornavirus patients from twin cities of Pimpri-Chinchwad near Pune are set to be discharged from hospital today after they tested negative twice in latest tests.
Three patients, who tested negative for the virus twice after 14-day isolation, were discharged in Pimpri- Chinchwad on Friday.
The Maharashtra government on Saturday decided to include treatment for coronavirus under its health care scheme Mahatma Phule Jan Arogya Yojna from April 1.
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday urged migrant labourers not to leave the State owing to the nationwide lockdown and assured that the Maharashtra government will look after their interests.
In a statement, Thackeray stated that in view of the coronavirus situation, labourers and other workers should not migrate from the state, and that the Maharashtra government will make arrangements for their food, shelter and more.
The chief minister further stated that the local authorities and the revenue department have already been instructed to take care of them and make required arrangements. (With Agency Inputs)