NFTV:Maharastra: Mumbai: At least 53 media persons from Mumbai have tested positive for COVID-19. A special camp organized at the Azad Maidan in south Mumbai on April 16 and 17 for COVID-19 testing of scribes, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation collected swab samples of 171 journalists. including electronic and print and digital media journalists, photographers and cameramen are found infected. “Out of the 171 journalists 53 tested positive for coronavirus.

All the journalists found infected with COVID-19 will be kept in isolation and a process was underway to find out suitable places to the purpose. Most of those who tested positive have asymptomatic at present, says Vijay Khabale.