Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope tests COVID positive; new set of guidelines issued by BMC

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has tested COVID positive. The news comes in at a time when there is a fresh spike in the number of cases in the state of Maharashtra. A fresh set of guidelines have also been issued by the BMC. CM Uddhav Thackeray chaired an urgent meeting yesterday, after surge in cases was being reported in at least three areas. A list of do's and dont's has also been released by the BMC, which has made it very clear that the wearing of a mask is mandatory. BMC will also seal any building in which more than five people test positive for COVID-19.