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Thane: 12 more people tested COVID-19 positive at the old age home

On Monday, November 29, the doctors said that 55 senior citizens and seven staff members of an old age home, who had tested positive for coronavirus, were in a "stable" condition and are being treated at a civil hospital in Thane.

Thane: 12 more people tested COVID-19 positive at the old age home
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According to latest reports, nearly 12 more people have tested positive for the coronavirus at an old age home in Maharashtra’s Thane district, said officials on Tuesday, November 30.

With this, the total figure of infected patients in Matoshree old age home in the district’s Bhiwandi taluka climbed to around 74.

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Of the total patients, nearly 59 of them were fully vaccinated against virus. Meanwhile, among the patients, 41 were found to be suffering from co-morbidities, the district administration said in a statement on Sunday.

On Monday, November 29, the doctors said that 55 senior citizens and seven staff members of an old age home, who had tested positive for coronavirus, were in a "stable" condition and are being treated at a civil hospital in Thane. Of the total patients, samples of 15 were sent for genome sequencing.

Moreover, amid the fear of Omicron, it also came to light that a resident of the Dombivali area in the district, who came back from South Africa on November 24, has tested positive for COVID-19. An official said it is not yet confirmed whether the man was carrying the variant.

Besides, the Maharashtra government is likely to impose a seven-day institutional quarantine for passengers arriving directly from South Africa or from the countries at risk.

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