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COVID-19: 33 shelter home inmates test positive for virus in Kanpur

Other inmates have been quarantined and their samples sent for COVID-19 test, the district magistrate said.

Published: 18th June 2020 06:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th June 2020 06:37 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

KANPUR: Thirty-three inmates of two shelter homes run by the Uttar Pradesh government here have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said on Thursday.

Eighteen coronavirus patients have been detected at a women shelter home, while 15 in a girls care home, District Magistrate Brahma Dev Ram Tiwari said.

All of them have been admitted to government hospitals. Other inmates have been quarantined and their samples sent for COVID-19 test, the district magistrate said.

A circle officer in the city has also tested positive for COVID-19 and admitted to a hospital.

With 51 fresh cases, the COVID-19 tally in the city has risen to 842. Of them, 29 patients have died and 480 have been recovered.

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