March 27, 2020, 5:02 PM

Tally in Nagpur (9): Man who first tested positive, his wife, his 2 colleagues, yesterday's 42-year-old man from Khamla, 3 members of his family, his 1 servant/driver. 

Five more people including one from Gondia (three men and two women) have tested positive for Coronavirus in Nagpur on Friday March 27, making the tally rise to nine from four. On Thursday, city's 42-year-old man from Khamla had tested positive yesterday. Three from the man's family as well as his servant or driver on Friday have been tested positive for Coronavirus. However, out of the five, one who tested positive in the city hails from Gondia. 

The tally of nine also includes the first man who had tested positive in the city. While some have been admitted at Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital (IGMCH) , some are at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH).

On Thursday, the first person from Nagpur who was detected with Coronavirus was discharged from the hospital. The 45-year-old man was undergoing treatment at (IGMCH). The man was tested positive on March 12 after he returned to Nagpur from the US on March 6.

Later, the man’s wife, his relative and his colleague also tested positive for COVID-19 and are currently undergoing treatment at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH).

The other three coronavirus patients who have been undergoing treatment at GMCH in Nagpur are in stable condition now.

Speaking to Nation Next, Dr Avinash Gawande, Medical Superintendent at GMCH, had said, “All three patients have been here for almost two weeks now. They are stable and will be undergoing tests on Friday again to check their status for coronavirus. If found negative, they will be discharged.” All these three patients are related to the first coronavirus positive patient of Nagpur in some or the other way.

Also read: 42-yr-old Nagpur man tests positive for Coronavirus; tally rises to 5

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