After a niche of just about seven to eight months, COVID-19 instances have been detected in Mantralaya, which is the executive headquarters of the (*8*) authorities located in south Mumbai.
On Monday, February 22, eight of the whole 22 employees of the Revenue Department examined positive for the coronavirus forward of the following price range session of the state legislature. The session was scheduled to start on March 1.
The variety of contaminated staffers could go up following the crowding in Mantralaya due to increased variety of guests dropping in from all around the state, an official stated.
The studies of steadiness 14 employees are awaited. The Departments of Revenue and General Administration have taken a critical be aware of the event and have change into extra vigilant.
Various employees’ unions have demanded that there ought to be strict implementation of the COVID-19 norms in Mantralaya and all employees members and guests ought to put on masks, use sanitisers and preserve a protected distance.
In April, final yr, Mantralaya was closed for 2 days for sanitisation after clerical employees, officers and drivers examined positive for the virus.
Since the previous couple of weeks, Maharashtra has seen an upsurge in COVID-19 instances with Sunday, February 21, recording 6,971 new infections, the very best single-day tally in practically 4 months. Most of the brand new instances are being reported from Mumbai and a few districts of Vidarbha.