Mumbai: Maharashtra government has requested for doctors and nurses from Kerala since the transmission of the virus is growing exponentially in the state. Maharashtra Medical Education Director TP Lahane has written to Kerala health minister, KK Shailaja, requesting for the same.
In the letter, Maharashtra requested for 50 doctors and 100 nurses to be sent to Mumbai and Pune in order to fight the disease in these cities.
Meanwhile, the Shramik train which was supposed to leave from Thane on Sunday evening was cancelled following the diapproval from Kerala. It is reported that Kerala claimed that most of the passengers did not have e- passes and the state needs more time to prepare their quarantine facilities.
In the last 24 hours, 3041 people tested positive for the virus in Maharashtra. And with this the total numbers have crossed 50,000. The death toll in the state has touched 1635.