Mumbai Live News: At least 18 female MBBS students of the Government Medical College at Miraj in Sangli district have tested positive coronavirus infection, PTI reported. According to a senior official, all the infected students were fully vaccinated.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad on Tuesday said she has tested positive for coronavirus. The minister, who contracted the viral infection last year also, had been attending the ongoing winter session of the state Legislature and replied to various questions pertaining to her ministry in the state Legislative Council on Monday.
Mumbai has become the major contributor to the state’s Covid-19 tally, accounting for over 55 per cent of the cases reported on Monday. Maharashtra on Monday registered 1,426 cases, of which Mumbai contributed 788 cases. On December 26, the state reported 1,648 Covid-19 cases of which 896 were from Mumbai. Similarly, on December 27, out of the 1,426 cases reported in the state, Mumbai reported 809.