Maharashtra requests Kerala for expert doctors and nurses to treat COVID-19 patients in state
First Published 25, May 2020, 1:34 PM
The Maharashtra government has asked Kerala to provide 50 trained specialist doctors and 100 nurses for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in the state.
Maharashtra government has requested for doctors and nurses from Kerala to manage the COVID situation in Maharashtra
In a letter to Kerala health minister KK Shailaja, the director of Medical Education & Research, Maharashtra, Dr TP Lahane requested for 50 expert doctors and 100 nurses
Maharashtra has roughly 1.5 lakh nurses in both private and public sectors.
The state recorded 3,041 new COVID-19 cases and 58 deaths on Sunday, taking the total number of cases to 50,231, of which 33,988 are active cases
Death toll in Maharashtra stands at 1,635. A total of 1,196 people recovered and were discharged on Sunday, and 14,600 patients have been discharged since the beginning of the pandemic in the state, Maharashtra Health Department said in a statement.