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COVID-19: With 17 Positives in a Day, Case Total in Maha at 147

Five persons tested positive in Vidarbha region on Friday- four in Nagpur city and another in Gondia district.

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COVID-19: With 17 Positives in a Day, Case Total in Maha at 147
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Twelve more people, who were contacts of earlier cases, tested positive for Coronavirus in Maharashtra’s Sangli on Friday, 27 March, taking the totalnumber of positive cases in the state to 147, PRO, Maharashtra Health Department said.

This comes after five persons tested positive in Vidarbha region- four in Nagpur city and another in Gondia district, earlier on Friday. With this, the number of COVID-19 patients in Nagpur city has gone up to nine.

On Thursday, a 43-year-old man with travel history to Delhi had tested positive for the infection in Nagpur. He has been admitted to the Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital (IGGMCH).

Of the total nine COVID-19 patients in Nagpur, the first to test positive in the city was discharged from the hospital on Thursday as he has fully recovered, he said.

"Now five patients are currently undergoing treatment at the IGGMCH and three at the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH)," an official told PTI.

"One person has tested positive for the infection in Gondia district," another official said.

(With inputs from ANI and PTI)

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