Covid scare in Braj: 13 check + in Mathura, 7 in Agra and 5 in Etah

Agra With the dreaded coronavirus spreading its tentacles in Braj as soon as once more, the dual spiritual cities of Mathura and Vrindavan reported 13 new Covid circumstances in a day on Friday, whereas seven examined constructive in Agra and 5 inmates in Etah district jail have been additionally discovered contaminated.

Earlier additionally, Mathura district was susceptible to Covid -19 and overseas devotees reaching a Vrindavan ashram examined constructive in November. They obtained cured however alert continued and extra circumstances have been discovered within the latter half of December, most coming to the spiritual metropolis from different elements of the nation and Indians getting back from nations like Singapore, Uganda and Eire.

“There have been 13 constructive circumstances in Mathura district on Friday. These 13 circumstances at the moment are along with 15 lively circumstances. All of them are in dwelling isolation as hospitalization was not discovered vital until date,” knowledgeable Dr Bhoodev, deputy CMO of Mathura.

“There are not any circumstances of Omicron until date. We’re sending 4 to 5 samples for genome sequencing to Lucknow lab for additional particulars. These testing constructive on Friday embody two guests from Madhya Pradesh who examined constructive on the check camp on the railway station and a girl from Punjab who examined constructive on the bus stand,” mentioned Dr Bhoodev.

“We have now stepped up sampling on the railway station, bus stand, temples and ashram as devotees from all elements of the globe go to Mathura and Vrindavan,” he added.

RK Sachan, the jailor of Etah district jail knowledgeable that 5 inmates within the district jail examined constructive out of 80 of below -trials in a single barrack subjected to testing.

“One under-trial delivered to Etah district jail examined unfavourable for antigen check however later RTPCR check discovered him constructive. These coming in his contact within the barrack, which has 80 inmates, have been examined and 5 have been discovered constructive,” knowledgeable Sachan. He mentioned that the 5 Covid constructive inmates have been in isolation at a separate location within the jail.

In the meantime, Agra additionally reported 7 Covid constructive circumstances on Friday, taking the variety of lively circumstances to 26, knowledgeable district Justice of the Peace of Agra, Prabhu N Singh.

These 7 new circumstances took the tally of constructive circumstances in Agra since March 2, 2020 to 25,800, out of whom 25315 have been cured and discharged. Agra had seen 458 deaths within the first wave of Covid -19 in 2020 and second wave in April-Might this yr. General treatment fee of Agra stands at 98.12 % whereas pattern positivity fee was 1.17 %.

As many as 29,04,451 folks in Agra have been given first dose of the Covid vaccine whereas 16,31,079 have had second dose additionally.

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