Nowadays the only scaring thing in the entire world is Coronavirus. It is a novel virus. It was founded first in China at Wuhan, the largest metropolitan area in China. Before knowing about this virus, it spreads to many nations in the world. Now every nation is suffering very badly from this epidemic virus. There are so many people in the world are infected with this virus. around a few lakhs, people are infected and this count is increasing hourly. According to the World Health Organization, there are only preventing measures to stop this pandemic spread of the novel virus which is the drastic Coronavirus. The nation’s economic growth is very much affected by this virus. India’s GDP is affected because of this coronavirus. In Maharashtra State the spread of coronavirus is fast. Daily the count of corona infected persons is increasing. You can find more information about Coronavirus in Maharashtra on this page.
Coronavirus in Maharashtra
Maharashtra is a very big state and also a metropolitan area. Mumbai is the capital city of Maharashtra. The first and second coronavirus tested positive cases are founded at Pune. It has happened on 09th March 2020. The couple who returning from Dubai tested positive. The next day, three more people in the city who had come in contact with the couple tested positive. All five of them were admitted to Naidu Hospital. On 11 March, two people in Mumbai who were linked to the Pune couple tested positive. The toll increased to 11 later in the day, after three more people in Pune and one in Nagpur, who returned from the United States, were confirmed to be infected.
The government of Maharashtra on 13th March 2020, declared an outbreak an epidemic in the cities of Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad and Nagpur, and invoked provisions of Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897. It also enabled the suspected symptoms of people and forcibly hospitalize those people. Many function halls, public gatherings, malls, parks, movie halls and other places where a large number of people gathers, all are banned by the government of Maharashtra. Pune Municipal Corporation decided to close all public gardens and Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park, effective from 14 March.
Thackeray announced that the number of testing labs and their capacities would be increased, as will the capacity of quarantine facilities. On 16 March, the Government of Maharashtra allocated 45 crores to the districts with confirmed cases. After many suspected patients fled from isolation wards of hospitals, the state government directed officials at hospitals and airports to stamp the left hand of people placed under 14-day home quarantine with details of their quarantine period using indelible ink, so as to easily identify them. It also announced that those who violate the quarantine will be isolated at a government facility. On 17 March, Section 144 was imposed in Nagpur and Nashik. The first person who died because of this novel virus is the third death in India due to the Coronavirus.
The government of Maharashtra is facing the worst ever public health crisis in recent history in the form of an outbreak like coronavirus. Now it is considering as drastic measures to stop this widespread of coronavirus. The complete closing of all bus services and train services, India’s financial status will be halted all this is because of coronavirus in India.
Symptoms of COVID-19
In Maharashtra, 5000 people are quarantined because they are in close contact with the coronavirus infected persons. It’s been a week into the nation-wide lockdown, coronavirus positive cases in Maharashtra are now increasing much faster than before. Today 18 new COVID-19 cases were reported from Maharashtra, news agencies reported. Out of 18, 16 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Mumbai and two more cases have been reported in Pune. With today’s 18 cases reported, the total number of cases in the state has escalated to 320. The deadly coronavirus has killed 12 people in the state till now. 16 more persons have tested positive for COVID19 in Mumbai and two more cases have been reported in Pune, taking the total number of cases in the state to 320. Total of 12 people has died due to COVID19 in the state till now.
The total positive cases stood at 169 in Mumbai, 50 in Pune, 36 in Thane region, 25 in Sangli, Nagpur 16, Ahmednagar 8, Yavatmal 4, Buldhana 3, 2 each in Satara and Kolhapur, one each in Aurangabad, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri, Gondia, Jalgaon, Nashik, besides one from Gujarat. On Tuesday, 72 new coronavirus patients were found in Maharashtra, 59 of them in Mumbai. This was the largest increase in the number of cases within a day probably in the country.
In Maharashtra 19th May 2020, 35,058 cases are Confirmed and Active Cases are 25,372, Recovered Cases are 8,437, Deceased 1,249.