Maharashtra: Hawker in Mumbai’s Prabhadevi tests positive for coronavirus

A 65-year-old woman, who serves lunch near a corporate office in Mumbai’s Prabhadevi, tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday.

The people who may have come in close contact with the woman have been sent to Kasturba Hospital for testing and some others are being traced, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

“Results of her close contacts are awaited,” said Sharad Ughade, assistant commissioner G-South Ward.

A 25-year-old man who tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday stays in the same area as the house help who tested positive but tested negative later.

The patient sells tobacco in Ghatkopar area.

A 37-year-old man who stayed in Kalina tested positive on Tuesday. He worked as a waiter in Italy, passed screening at the airport and tested negative at Kasturba Hospital.

“He developed symptoms and later consulted a local doctor and then went to Kasturba Hospital again and tested positive,” said Brian Miranda, ex-corporator of the area.

His close contacts are kept under observation.

Source – India Today