68 fresh COVID-19 patients in Mumbai, 41 in Pune; Health Minister seeks Tablighi Jamaat’s cooperation

PTI | Up to this point: Apr 6, 2020, 19: 57 IST

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With 120 current instances, the


tally in


on Monday mounted to 868, a Health unswerving said.

“Out of the 120 folks, 68 dangle tested optimistic from


city by myself and 41 from


,” he said.

“The last instances involves two each from Vasai-Virar build, Satara and Ahmednagar, three from Aurangabad and one each from Jalna and Nashik,” he added.

In the period in-between, Maharashtra Health Minister

Rajesh Tope

asked attendees of the Tablighi Jamaat match in Nizamuddin in Delhi last month to cooperate with authorities to produce optimistic the spread of current


shall be stopped.

The match, which had more than 9,000 contributors, including from loads of foreign countries, is now being viewed as a high catalyst of the virus spread across states as many attendees dangle tested optimistic.

“I dangle held a gathering with leaders of Tablighi Jamaat within the disclose and dangle sought their cooperation to curb the infection. They dangle assured me of total toughen and dangle said they’d divulge an appeal amongst individuals of the outfit,” Tope said.

He also asked folks to no longer trip faux news in this connnection that would characterize a community in a detrimental system.

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