The Free Press Journal | 15/06/2020 06:32 AM | Click to read full article
Maharashtra has been hogging the headlines ever since its toll of coronavirus cases crossed the one-lakh mark last week. Mumbai is densely populated, while Maharashtra has the largest urban population in the country. Urban centres pose very complex challenges of high-density living, which is completely against the concept of social distancing.
"We worked out the strategy of three-tier hospitals, including Covid Care Centres, Dedicated Covid Healthcare Centres and hospitals. So quickly, we created two tiers below hospitals, where patients who have very mild symptoms can be cared for, without overloading hospitals."