In Mumbai Covid-19 Pandemic and the new Omicron Variant is on the rampage. After attacking 61 Resident Doctors of JJ Hospital, now it has spread its wings on BEST Employees.
Reportedly, 60 staffers including Drivers , have tested positive for Covid-19 virus on Wednesday.
Notably, Covid-19 caseload in Mumbai have significantly gone up over the last week. On Tuesday the Financial Capital reported 10,860 cases. This comes as the second-highest daily count after April 7, 2021.
As per BEST Chief Medical Officer 60 per cent of the 60 staff and officials including Drivers of the Transport Undertaking tested positive during screening at BEST depots.
Most of the staffers affected showed. 40 of them have been hospitalized as a precautionary measure with nine employees already been discharged from hospital.The overall recovery rate of BEST employees is 96 per cent as per BEST Official.
News Edit: K.V.Raman.