Four more tested positive

Four more tested positive

Varanasi: Four persons including a three-month-old infant were tested positive for COVID-19 in Varanasi on Friday. The total number of positive patients rose to 219 in the district. Of them 126 have been recovered, and presently there are 88 active cases in the district.

One more casualty of COVID-19 was reported in Varanasi on Friday increasing the death toll to five. The district magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma said that the person had died on June 1. The sample was collected after death for testing.

Four more tested positive

On Friday, a total of 68 test results were received from BHU lab. Among the positive persons, the kid belongs to Phoolpur area. He had arrived here from Mumbai by train. Another 53-year-old person, a resident of Anand Nagar colony in Sarnath area, had arrived here from Prayagraj. The 26-year-old person is the resident of Bari Piyari locality of Chowk area, while another 26-year-old youth is the resident of Dullahpur in Cholapur area. He worked as a JCB operator in Mumbai.

Four more tested positive

Now, Chitrasenpur, Anand Nagar colony, and Dullahpur would be the new hotspots in the district. The total number of hotspots increased to 112. Five hotspots were declared green zone on Friday. So far 44 hotspots have come under green zone. The total number of active hotspots is 68 including 26 in orange zone and 42 in red zone.

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On Friday, 132 sample were collected in the district. So far 6451 samples have been collected out of which the results of 5889 samples have been received. The results of 562 samples are awaited.

Meanwhile, in Azamgarh, as many as 16 more persons including a doctor were tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.  An infected migrant of Deedarganj area died on Thursday night. According to the Azamgarh CMO Dr. AK Mishra, the total number of positive cases rose to 141 in the district. As many as 25 patients have so far recovered from illness, while three persons died. Presently there are 113 active cases of COVID-19 in Azamgarh.


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