19 more test positive, Covid-19 tally 149 in Thane

April 20, 2020

THANE: As many as 19 new people from the Thane Municipal Corporation limits including five from Rabodi area have been detected positive to Covid 19 virus, Sunday evening, taking the total number of those infected here to 149.

According to civic officials, of these 19, five are family members of a Rabodi-based man who was employed with a Thane hospital where few people had already been detected positive. Sandeep Malvi, deputy municipal commissioner said, as a precautionary measure they had quarantined the family members a few days back. Local corporator Najib Mulla said following the tests, around 44 neighbours of the infected family have now been quarantined as well.

Meanwhile, seven other residents from a single building in Kausa, Mumbra were also tested positive while others are from other parts of the city including Tekdi bunglow among others.

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