Maha-corona: 53 media persons test coronavirus positive
Pune: 53 media persons, including journalists and photographers, were found infected with the Coronavirus in Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra on Monday.
Health officials said that all 53 media persons would be sent to the critical centre and kept them under surveillance. Also, the people coming in their contact are being tracked.
Healthcare officials have said that there was a special checkup drive of 167 media persons by the Mumbai Metropolitan Corporation (BMC) on April 16 and 17, in which these media personnel were found infected.
President of the BMC’s medical committee Aye Gole said, “The samples of 167 journalists were sent for examination, of which 53 journalists have been found infected”.