Brihanmumbai Mumbai Corporation in controlling Covid-19 spread in Mumbai have at last started showing results as the situation in Worli-Koliwada and Dharavi, two of the foremost influenced hotspots within the city have been brought under control, say civil authorities. But the same cannot be claimed about Byculla within the ‘E’ ward, which over the final few days has seen a relentless rise in positive cases.
The H-East ward of BMC is additionally one of the wards with a high number of slums within the east side of Santacruz, Khar and Bandra, where cluster cases of COVID-19 have been to a great extent. With over 313 positive cases recorded till April 29, it stands on the top 10 list of Coronavirus-hit wards, which has over 58 control zones. An official said, of the 313 cases recorded in this ward, 23 cases came out positive on Wednesday, with a past record of 290 cases. Of the new 23 cases, 16 contracted COVID-19 due to contact cases.
This ward features a populace of over 60% migrant workers, workers, and everyday wage workers, who share a comparable private zone with health workers like nurses and ward boys. With over 5.79 lakh populace under its belt, the zone comes beneath the BMC ward numbers 87 to 96.
Sankalp Siddhivinayak Building Vishwanath Mahadeshwar municipal councillor of Ward 86 said that the civic group has been working exceptionally and normal check-ups of individuals who appear mildest of indications like cough, cold and fever are quickly tested and taken to medical camps. He also added that since home quarantine isn’t doable in slum zones where individuals utilize common toilets, they are put at a hotel for quarantine purposes.
The foremost challenging ranges in H East ward are slums in Golibar Naka, Behrampada, and Bharat Nagar, where a number of cluster cases have been recorded, said Haji Mohammed Halim Khan, civil councilor of Ward No 96. Whereas civic authorities routinely check in case the social distancing standards are followed too, it postures a colossal address for a family of 10-15 remaining in a little room. Whereas as it were 117 positive cases were recorded in the H-East ward, it took a tremendous jump within the couple of weeks that taken after, with 313 positive cases recorded on April 29.
Civic authorities said that Byculla remains the foremost troublesome range. On April 16, Worli in ‘G-South’ had 390 positive cases and E ward had 162 cases. In any case, BMC’s April 27 report says that cases in E ward at 475 appeared a quick rise compared with 628 cases in G-South. In the meantime, State’s Health Minister Rajesh Tope said that the city’s to begin with a plasma treatment test on a quiet at Leelavati Hospital has come out effective and the patient has recovered.