Maharashtra: 229 college students take a look at COVID-19 constructive at college hostel in Washim
4 faculty staffers have additionally examined constructive, an official mentioned, including that the college premises have been declared a containment zone
Washim: A complete of 229 college students of a public faculty hostel in Maharashtra’s Washim district have examined coronavirus constructive, an official mentioned on Thursday.
4 faculty staffers have additionally examined constructive, the official mentioned, including the world has been declared a containment zone.
Altogether 327 college students from numerous districts in Vidarbha area reside on the hostel of the Bhavna Public Faculty.
Earlier this week, 39 college students and 5 workers of a hostel in Latur district of Marathwada had examined constructive.
Risod tehsildar Ajit Shelar informed PTI that the scholars had joined the Washim hostel on February 14.
Twenty one college students examined constructive within the first few days after which RT-PCR assessments of all of the 327 college students have been performed, he mentioned.
Maharashtra on Wednesday witnessed a major rise in coronavirus circumstances, with greater than 8,000 new infections coming to mild in a single day after a spot of over 4 months, well being officers mentioned.
The state reported 8,807 circumstances on Wednesday, taking its complete an infection depend to 21,21,119. It had reported 8,142 circumstances on 21 October final yr, after which the numbers had declined.
With 80 deaths reported on Wednesday, the state’s fatality depend rose to 51,937, the official mentioned.
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