17 more covid positive in Bhiwandi old age home, number of victims at 79 – News18 Lokmat

Bhiwandi, December 1: While the Omicron variant of Coronavirus has raised concerns, shocking information has now emerged from Bhiwandi. Another 17 people have contracted corona at Matoshri old age home in Bhiwandi. A few days ago, 62 people were infected with corona in the same old age home. Concerns have been raised that the corona report of 17 more people has now come positive. (17 more tests covid19 positive in Matoshri old age home in Bhiwandi) Matoshri old age home is in Padgha area of ​​Bhiwandi taluka. Some were having fever in this old age home. There were also corona-like symptoms. After all these corona tests, his report came back positive. The 17 include four senior citizens. One is a woman and 12 are caretakers. Before Matoshri Vriddhashram As many as 62 elderly people have been infected with the coronavirus. All the elderly have been admitted to Thane District Hospital for treatment. There is a river bank Matoshri old age home at Khadavali and there are more than 100 sick elderly people living there. All those infected with corona have been admitted to Thane District Hospital for treatment.

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6 corona positive from South Africa

A new variant of the corona, Omicron variant of Coronavirus, has been discovered in South Africa. The state is collecting information on travelers from South Africa, but not so far 6 covid positive Has been found. Mumbai has one and Pune has 2. Six of the passengers from South Africa were found to be corona positive. Among them, Mumbai Municipal Corporation, Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Corporation, Mira Bhayander Municipal Corporation and one patient in Pune have tested positive. In Pimpri-Chinchwad, 2 Nigerians tested positive, according to the state government’s health department.

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In the state, 1000 passengers came from South Africa

A young man from Dombivli, South Africa, has tested positive for corona. However, this young man is not the only traveler from South Africa and since November 10, 1000 passengers have arrived in Mumbai, said Aditya Thackery, Minister of State for Tourism. ‘No one is blocking tourism in the state. But care must be taken. About 1,000 migrants have arrived from South Africa since November 10. All these passengers are being traced. They are in Mumbai, their information is being sought ‘, informed Aditya Thackeray.

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