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The death toll also went up to 81 as two more patients succumbed to the viral infection in the district.
Two reporters of ThePrint spent 14 days in the MP hotspots. What they found was a state scrambling its resources to ensure extensive contact-tracing and containment exercise.
Senior BJP leader Narottam Mishra is new health minister of Madhya Pradesh where Shivraj Chouhan govt is facing flak for its handling of the pandemic.
ThePrint visits Indore’s graveyards to find the reason behind the spike; workers & families say hospitals refused entry for heart attacks & other diseases.
Authorities claim they are delivering dry ration of 15 items, including rice, dal, tea and sugar, but residents say quantities not adequate.
Pulmonologist Dr Ravi Dosi, who leads 100-member team at the Indore hospital, tells ThePrint TCZ fights off 'cytokines' blamed for causing mortality in critically ill Covid patients.
The 10 cities account for 8,958 of total 17,265 cases in India as of Monday. Most of the 170 districts identified as hotspots across the country are in these cities.
The Union home ministry noted several incidents of violence against healthcare workers, violation of social distancing norms & movement of vehicles in urban areas.
Madhya Pradesh has a chief minister, but no cabinet; a health department but it has become a hotspot. Is this even remotely an ideal situation when a pandemic is raging across the state?
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has been acting as a one-man cabinet ever since the BJP toppled the previous Congress govt and took charge on 23 March.