Records of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation state that at least 70 people who tested positive for COVID-19 in Malad's Ward P North are untraceable.
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar announced an inquiry into the missing patients and punishment of those responsible. Recent reports state that Mumbai Police managed to track down 44 of the 63 patients listed by BMC as missing. It includes 17 who resided under the Kurar police station area in Malad and two persons who had died. Moreover, three of the patients had committed criminal offenses under the Dindoshi Police Station.
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