Mumbai. Due to the possibility of two people returning from China infected with the Karona virus, they have been kept in a separate ward of a hospital under the supervision of doctors. Officials gave this information on Friday. Actually, a large number of people are getting infected with the karaona virus in China, due to which many people have died. He said that 1,789 passengers have been screened (thermal screening) of 1,789 passengers at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai since January 19. Two of these passengers, who came here from China, have been admitted to Kasturba Hospital in Chinchpokli.
The Health Department official said that no cases of this deadly infection have been reported so far. He said, in the last 14 days, no passengers who had passed through Wuhan in China were found to be infected by it. In view of Karona virus in China, a separate ward has been created at Kasturba Hospital of Brihanmumbai Metropolitan Municipality (BMC).
A separate ward for diagnosis and treatment has been created by Dr. Padmaja Keskar, Executive Health Officer at BMC. Those who are suspected to be infected with the Karona virus have been given. Keskar said that the health authorities have kept two people from China under surveillance. They have mild cold and have cold-like symptoms. He told that doctors appointed at Mumbai International Airport have been told that if any passenger coming from China shows signs of getting infected with the Karona virus, then they have been asked to send it to this ward.
Doctors who have returned from China and have been asked to send them to this ward when they come to know of people with similar symptoms. Sources in Kasturba Hospital said that directions have been given by the Maharashtra government in this regard. Officials said that apart from Kasturba Hospital, a separate ward has also been made at Naidu Hospital in Pune.