53 journalists including field reporters, photographers, and video journalists have tested positive for the Covid-19 in Mumbai.
Maharashtra has so far observed as many as 4,203 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The State is the home to the highest number of Covid-19 cases in the nation.
The samples of 167 Mumbai journalists were collected for conducting coronavirus tests The 53 journalists, including reporters, photojournalists as well as cameramen of various news organisations, have now been quarantined.
Central Minister Prakash Javadekar in his tweet wrote “It is shocking that more than 50 journalists of electronic media, particularly Camera persons, have been found #Corona positive in Mumbai. Every journalist should take proper care”.