Due to strict restrictions last year, many people could not go to Konkan for Ganeshotsav. Restrictions were relaxed this year. ST Corporation released 2200 extra trains for Konkan from Mumbai, Thane, Palghar district and Pune. The Central and Western Railways also operated more than two hundred special trains. In addition, a large number of Ganesha devotees went to the village by private buses and personal vehicles. This year, one lakh 30 thousand people arrived in Ratnagiri district and 87 thousand 837 people in Sindhudurg district.
Mumbai: The Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg District Collectorate informed that 272 Ganesha devotees from Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and other parts of the country who went to Konkan on the occasion of Ganeshotsav have contracted coronavirus. He is undergoing treatment at hospitals. This year, on the occasion of Ganeshotsav, more than two lakh 17 thousand Ganesha devotees had arrived in Konkan. Compared to that, the proportion of coronaviruses was said to be less.
Out of 1 lakh 30 thousand people who came to Ratnagiri district on the occasion of Ganeshotsav, 90 thousand people had come after testing the corona and bringing two vaccines. 40,000 were eligible for the test; But about 20,000 of them were under 18 years of age, informed Ratnagiri District Collector Dr. B.N. Patil gave. Of the remaining 20,000, 120 were found to be infected with coronavirus. In addition, 72 people had corona-like symptoms. He said he was treated at home.
According to the information received from Sindhudurg District Collector’s Office, 87 thousand 837 people arrived in the district by railway, ST and private vehicles. Of them, 30,216 had taken two doses. Corona inspection reports of 20,000 people were negative. Eight thousand 104 people came to the district without any investigation. When their health was tested, 152 people were found to be infected with coronary heart disease.