BMC Deputy Municipal Commissioner Dies of Coronavirus
The 54-year-old Shirish did not show any symptoms of COVID-19 but positive results have been found in the investigation report, implying he was asymptomatic. His family is currently kept under quarantine. BMC announced an assistance of Rs 50,00,000 to the heirs of its employees who succumb to COVID-19 while on duty.
If an employee of BMC unfortunately succumbs to Covid-19 while on duty, BMC will provide an ex-gratia assistance of ₹ 50,00,000 to their heirs. BMC is the first municipal corporation to implement this program and it will be applicable from 1.03.2020 till 30.09.2020.— माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC (@mybmc) June 9, 2020
According to an estimate, so far, more than 1700 employees of BMC have been gripped by the coronavirus, in which 55 have died. Mumbai is the biggest corona hotspot in Maharashtra. So far 1,871 Mumbai police personnel have been infected, of these, 853 officers have been cured and 21 have died. At the same time, 82 officers of the State Reserve Police have also been infected with corona. So far, around three thousand police officers have been infected in Maharashtra and 30 officers have died. The good news is that in the last 48 hours, not a single case has been reported in the Maharashtra Police.