Maharshtra authorities has issued an advisory asking folks to limit using air conditioners in view of COVID-19 pandemic citing the explanation that the virus can sneak in by the AC vents.
The announcement was made by Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Saturday, quoting the World Health Organsiation tips which say that the virus can sneak in through AC vents.
A directive was issued by Maharashtra well being secretary Pradeep Vyas saying that rooms with ACs have a better risk of COVID-19 virus coming into by the vents, subsequently making it essential to limit their utilization in authorities and personal places of work.
In the meantime, Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday ordered that each one workplaces in Mumbai, and within the higher Mumbai Metropolitan Area in addition to in Pune, Nagpur and Pimpri Chinchwad will stay closed until March 31 to rein within the unfold of novel coronavirus.
Maharashtra has reported the best variety of confirmed coronavirus instances within the nation at 63 to date, together with one loss of life.