Kishori Pednekar

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Mumbai mayor visits hospital in nurse’s uniform, encourages health staff

Kishori Pednekar, the mayor of Mumbai, put on a nurse’s uniform and visited the Brihanmubmbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)-run BYL Nair Hospital on Monday morning in a bid to encourage and enthuse the staff, who are in the front line to combat the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak.

Pednekar, a former nurse, mingled with the hospital’s nursing staff and enquired about the difficulties they are facing while dealing with the pandemic.

A BMC official said Pednekar ensured that social distancing norms were adhered to during her visit to the hospital.

Source: Hindustan Times