Former President Pranab Mukherjee (84) has become corona infected. On Monday, he tweeted that he had gone to the hospital for another checkup. My corona report has come up positive in the investigation. Any people who have come in contact with me, get them tested and isolate themselves.
On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today.
I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self isolate and get tested for COVID-19. #CitizenMukherjee
— Pranab Mukherjee (@CitiznMukherjee) August 10, 2020
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that 4 lakh 77 thousand 23 tests were done on Sunday. With this, 2 crore 45 lakh 83 thousand 558 samples have been investigated in the country so far.
The corona will now be investigated by voice in the state. Shiv Sena leader Aditya Thackeray tweeted, “BMC is going to start AI-based COVID testing soon using voice samples”. According to the government, 9 lakh 89 thousand 612 patients have been quarantined in the state. There are 35 thousand 625 institutional quarantines.
On the other hand, the recovery rate in Mumbai has reached 78%. Corona is slowly coming under control in Mumbai and Thane. On Sunday, 1066 new infections were found, while 48 people died. So far, a total of 1 lakh 23 thousand 382 people have been infected in Mumbai, out of which 6 thousand 799 people have died, while 19 thousand 700 are active cases.