New Delhi: A head constable who was deployed at Mumbai airport has been tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday. In a statement, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) informed that the constable was under treatment in a Mumbai hospital for last few days. Also Read - Maharashtra Likely To Impose Uniform Restrictions To Control New Delta Plus Variant
Meanwhile, the number of positive cases in Maharashtra rose to 181 today. Presently, Mumbai has 73 positive cases, Pune 32, Sangli 24, Nagpur 11, Kalyan-Dombivali 7, Navi Mumbai 6, Thane 5, Yavatmal and Vasai-Virar 4 each, Ahmednagar 3, Satara and Raigad 2 each. Also Read - IRCTC Latest News: Western Railway to Resume Services of 17 Pairs of Special Trains | Full List Here
There is one patient each also in Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Ulhasnagar, Aurangabad, Palghar, Kolhapur, Gondia, besides one from Gujarat. Also Read - Delhi Unlock: Gyms Across National Capital Likely to Reopen From Next Week | Details Here
On the other hand, the death toll of COVID-19 patients in the state increased from five to six including a senior Mumbai medico who died while under treatment at a private hospital on Thursday night.
Addressing a press conference after reviewing a health meeting in Jalna, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope asserted that people should cooperate with the government during the 21-day lockdown imposed to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak.