Chennithala urges M’rashtra to help corona positive Kerala nurses

Thiruvananthapuram, April 6 (IANS) After 40 Kerala nurses serving in a private hospital in Mumbai tested positive, Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala on Monday spoke to Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope and urged for proper care for them.

The Leader of Opposition in the Kerala Assembly requested NCP leader Tope to ensure that all necessary health protocols were followed to take care of the nurses and to see that there were no shortfalls in their care and treatment.
The hospital where 40 nurses tested positive has around 230 nurses, of which 200 are from Kerala. In this hospital, three coronavirus positive patients had died.
Hundreds of Kerala nurses are employed in different hospitals in Mumbai, which has reported 458 of the 748 corona positive cases in Maharashtra.