It can be seen that Nagpur city is about to complete two months since the first patient of COVID-19 in the city was reported on March 12. The said patient had returned from abroad with whom the whole crisis started. In time, those in his contact started testing positive. But all of them gradually recovered well, as they followed the institutional and home quarantine norms properly, which were provided by the doctors at the government hospital. Similarly few more cases were noted in the city, which according to records, in about 44 days 100 cases were confirmed.
But right now Nagpur has crossed another hundred, which in total 255 patients have been tested positive of novel coronavirus. And it is a time and situation to actually worry about, as it took only 12 days to have another 155 cases confirmed.
TLN has been continually updating the number of positive patients found in Nagpur, in real-time. On Wednesday itself there have been 44 new cases found in city, amongst which death of a 22-year-old male was also confirmed. Today, till afternoon another 49 cases have been tested positive.
Talking about the fatal incidents due to COVID-19, Nagpur city has witnessed three deaths till now. The first death of COVID19 in the city was from Satranjipura and another death from Mominpura in which the positive patient is said to have died of cardiac arrest after which the administration started sealing the respective areas and declared them as hotspots of COVID-19 in the city. All the routes and neighbouring areas are now restricted to enter.
The third death was noticed yesterday, where the patient was from Parvati Nagar. Similar actions have been taken for the said area and strict implementation of rules have been imposed by civic bodies.
Residents of Satranjipura and Mominpura have been put inside quarantine facility since the day these areas were declared as the hotspots present in the city. Yesterday, when the death in Parvati Nagar was declared, NMC sealed the area and 150 residents have been put in quarantine for testing of the novel coronavirus. According to Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) total of 230 residents have been put in quarantine from Parvati Nagar till now.