Coronavirus in India: Mumbai’s E ward becomes a concern with 83 Covid-19 cases


“Thirteen cases are from the earlier cases reported in two chawls of Byculla. There are 229 people who are under quarantine in the E ward. Efforts are being made to contain the spread,” Rais Shaikh, MLA Bhiwandi and Corporator Byculla, mentioned.

There are 229 people who find themselves below quarantine in the E ward. (Rep photograph: PTI)

Mumbai’s E ward consisting of areas like Byculla and Mumbai Central has emerged as a hotbed of Covid-19 sufferers after Worli. Till Tuesday, the E ward, which has reported 83 constructive cases, reported 35 coronavirus cases on Tuesday itself.

“Thirteen cases are from the earlier cases reported in two chawls of Byculla. There are 229 people who are under quarantine in the E ward. Efforts are being made to contain the spread,” Rais Shaikh, MLA Bhiwandi and Corporator Byculla, mentioned.

Earlier, 52 staffers from Wockhardt hospital who had been examined constructive additionally got here below the E ward. Other clusters of cases had been discovered in Morland street the place 10 from a household have examined constructive. In that case, it’s suspected that the 63- yr previous man might have contracted the virus from his son who works in a financial institution.

Meanwhile, extra cases had been reported from Worli Koliwada. A complete of 116 folks examined constructive in Mumbai on Tuesday.

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