Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh: DM confirms six test positive in Maharajganj

DN Bureau

Six persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Maharajganj district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, officials said. Dynamite News exclusive.


Maharajganj: Six persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in the district on Saturday, officials said.

All of them had gone to Delhi to attend the religious programme organised by the Tablighi Jamaat and returned to Maharajganj on March 21, they said.

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"Samples of 21 people who had returned from Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi's Nizamuddin were sent to Medical College, Gorakhpur for examination. Coronavirus has been confirmed in six of these," District Magistrate of Maharajganj Dr. Ujjwal Kumar said in an exclusive interview with Dynamite News.

"They are being treated at Mithoura community health centre," he said. 

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