Thane civic authority is hiding Covid-19 death figures, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya alleges

Thane civic authority is hiding Covid-19 death figures, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya alleges

Just like the Maharashtra state authorities, the Thane Municipal Company (TMC) has additionally been hiding the precise Covid-19 dying toll within the metropolis, BJP chief and former MP Kirit Somaiya alleged on Tuesday.

In accordance with Somaiya, the company is just not revealing at the very least greater than 50 deaths which can come out throughout the reconciliation of the figures. This determine is just not despatched to the state authorities by the company, Somaiya alleged.

He claimed that the TMC has proven much less dying figures in Mumbra the place the precise dying determine is far more. “The politicos within the metropolis are merely portraying a feel-good picture of defeating coronavirus within the metropolis,” Somaiya stated.

He met civic commissioner Vijay Singhal to take inventory of the scenario in Thane metropolis on Tuesday afternoon.

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“I had requested the civic authority to offer me with the most recent determine of Covid-19 infections, although I’m not glad with the figures given by the authority. Thackeray authorities had hidden 3,000 deaths out of which they agreed that 1,500 had been much less after reconciliation. Solapur Municipal Company additionally tried to indicate 40 fewer deaths on Monday, all it will result in a higher downside within the state within the coming days. Out of the overall deaths hidden by the federal government, 2,000 are from Mumbai and at the very least 50 are from Thane metropolis,” he stated.

He added that the dying toll in Mumbra is far more than what the company confirmed. “The company has merely proven 50% of the particular deaths in Mumbra. We now have demanded an inquiry into these discrepancies in information. Furthermore, sufferers are despatched to personal hospital more and more as a substitute of the federal government hospitals in Thane resulting in revenue for personal hospitals. There are additionally technical points like lack of oxygen provide or ventilators which town must concentrate on,” he added.

Pravin Darekar, chief of opposition within the Maharashtra Legislative Council additionally met the municipal commissioner of Kalyan Dombivli Company, Vijay Suryavanshi, on Tuesday.

“The variety of instances inside KDMC jurisdiction are growing as many journey as a part of important companies to Mumbai and close by locations. Steps to curb this motion or different provisions have to be made for these individuals to make sure their households are protected and break the chain of an infection,” stated Darekar. He additionally visited Shashtri Nagar Civic Hospital and quarantine facility at Tata Amantra on Tuesday. In a particular assembly held at Acharya Atre Auditorium, he mentioned the steps taken and measures applied to curb the pandemic inside Kalyana and Dombivli areas.


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