Coronavirus: 28 new cases in Maharashtra, count 181

  • Coronavirus: 28 new cases in Maharashtra, count 181

Coronavirus: 28 new cases in Maharashtra, count 181

The man was on ventilator support at the Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital.

He had no recent travel history, but had come in contact with a close relative who had travelled to the United Kingdom, it said.

The department also said that of the total number of patients in the state, 104 are "asymptomatic" cases (they do not have symptoms of COVID-19, yet are infected by the virus). While one couple had no travel history, the other couple had travelled to Bermuda. His condition is serious.

She succumbed late last night due to breathlessness and chest pains, and her COVID-19 report came positive today. Efforts are now on to identify their close contacts. "Meanwhile, the samples of four other patients have been sent to NIV for testing on Monday and the results are awaited", informed Dr Sanjeev Wavare, PMC's assistant health chief. Out of the total cases 167 are active cases and 26 patients have been recovered and discharged from hospital.

This is the third COVID-19 fatality that was reported in India on Sunday.

The total number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra has gone up to 193 making it one of the worst affected state in India. The current breakdown is: Mumbai 85, Pune 37, Sangli 25, Thane 23, Nagpur 14, Ahmednagar five, Yavatmal four, Satara two, and one each in Ratnagiri, Aurangabad, Sindhudurg, Kolhapur, Gondiya, Buldhana and Jalgaon, besides one from Gujarat.

The woman, who was hospitalised on Saturday, had severe respiratory complications and was also a hypertension patient, said Maharashtra Health and Family Welfare department officials.

Till Monday, 4,538 people were quarantined in various parts of the state of which 3,876 tested negative, while 220 tested positive. "The patient, who suffered from diabetes, was admitted to a private hospital late on Thursday and then shifted to the district civil hospital on Saturday morning".

Meanwhile, authorities in Maharashtra booked a 35-year-old man who arrived in Maharashtra's Palghar district from the U.S. last week for violating the home quarantine order issued to check the spread of coronavirus, police said on Monday. Till now, Pimpri-Chinchwad has recorded 12 positive cases, of whom three were discharged earlier in the week.