Over 50 journalists in Mumbai test positive for coronavirus1 min read . Updated: 20 Apr 2020, 08:58 PM IST
'Samples of 171 journalists reporting from field, including photographers, video journalists and reporters, were collected. Most of the journalists with Covid-19 were asymptomatic,' says BMC
Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday said that 53 journalists in Mumbai have tested positive for COVID-19.
"53 journalists in Mumbai tested positive for COVID-19; All are under isolation. Samples of 171 journalists reporting from field, including Photographers, Video Journalists and Reporters, were collected. Most of the journalists with COVID-19 were asymptomatic," BMC said.
"Their samples were taken on Thursday and Friday last week. And their results came yesterday and today," it added.
Maharastra is the worst-affected state in the country due to COVID-19, with a total of 4,204 cases, including 223 deaths so far.
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