Maharashtra has reported 2940 new infections from Kovid-19, the highest in any single day. The total number of infected has reached 44,582. At the same time, the death toll from Corona in the state has increased to 1,517.
At the same time, BMC said that 53 new cases of corona virus were reported on Friday in Dharavi, Mumbai. With this, the number of corona virus cases in Dharavi has reached 1,478. Apart from this, the death toll from Corona in Dharavi has reached 57 with the death of one person on Friday.
Latur has 73 infected
In Latur, Maharashtra, the number of infected increased to 73 on Friday after two more people were found to be infected with corona virus. Dr. Vijay Chincholkar, head of the Institute of Virology at Vilasrao Deshmukh Government Medical Institute, said that a person has been found infected in the labor colony here, which came from Bidar in the neighboring state of Karnataka. Another person has been found infected with the corona virus hotspot. He said that 35 people are still being treated in the hospital in the district. 36 people have been discharged after recovery. Two people have died.
Death toll in Amravati rises to 14
A 30-year-old man infected with the corona virus died on Friday morning in Amravati, Maharashtra. With this, the number of people who died of corona virus in the district increased to 14. Health officials gave this information here. An official said the victim was admitted to the hospital on May 15 and was on ventilator for the last five days. “The victim was a resident of Patipura area where four cases have been reported and two people have died,” civil surgeon Shyamsunder Nikam told PTI. There have also been two new cases in Amravati due to which the number of infected people has increased to 141 here.
Kovid-19’s havoc on policemen
The corona warrior broke into a havoc in the last 48 hours for the Maharashtra Police and 288 force personnel were hit by it while four more died. According to the information given by the Maharashtra Police on Friday, a total of 1666 personnel of the force have been hit by Corona and 16 have died. The force has 183 officers and 1483 male policemen in the transition affected force. An officer and 15 male personnel are among the 16 dead from the force’s corona. There are currently 1177 force cases active in the state with 147 officers and 1030 soldiers. 473 personnel of the force have been recovered from Corona, which has 35 officers and 438 soldiers. The state police has registered one lakh 12 thousand eight cases of violation of Section 188 of IPC. There are 680 cases of quarantine violations except Mumbai. 247 cases of police force attack and 823 people have been arrested.
Pune hospital to use new drug for Kovid-19 treatment
Meanwhile, at least 25 patients of Kovid-19, admitted to the Government Sassoon Sarvochar Hospital in Pune, will be given Tosilizumab medicine, which has proved effective in the treatment of infection. An official gave this information on Friday. This medicine will be given to patients whose condition is delicate but stable. Municipal Corporation Commissioner Shekhar Gaikwad said that the cost of this new drug (injection) is about Rs 20,000. It will be given to 25 patients in the first phase and based on its results, the Pune Municipal Corporation will decide on its further use.