Wednesday, September 08, 2021

3 found Covid positive at Aurangabad airport

Aurangabad: The three passengers who were screened for Covid-19 upon their arrival at Aurangabad airport tested positive for the contagion on Tuesday.

The civic administration, as part of the ongoing routine testing drive, collected swab samples for RT-PCR testing of 45 more passengers at the airport with the results expected to arrive by Wednesday.

At nine key government offices, a total of 117 visitors were tested using a rapid antigen test and all of them tested negative. “Different entry points of Aurangabad saw screening of 286 individuals who also tested negative,” said an official release.

Stating that the testing drive at identified places would continue in a rigorous manner, the civic administration has appealed to citizens to follow Covid appropriate behaviour.

With seven fresh cases of Covid-19 on Monday, the total number of active cases of tCovid-19 has reached to 71 within the municipal limits of Aurangabad. “It includes 25 patients admitted to the private hospitals and 16 others who are under home isolation,” the official release added.

08/09/21 Times of India

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