Aurangabad, April 24:
The health teams of Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) today has detected 55 persons as Covid-19 positives during the special testing drives conducted at separate places in the city.
32 Covid-19 patients detected at six PoEs
The AMC has tested visitors entering the city limits through six points of the entrance (PoE) on Saturday. The health teams tested 239 persons and found five infected patients at Chikalthana PoE; tested 153 and detected 10 at Harsul T Point PoE, tested 156 and found 12 Covid-19 positives at Kanchanwadi PoE, tested 278, and detected three at Octroi Naka PoE, tested 210 and detected two at Daulatabad T-Point PoE, and no one was detected while testing 238 at Jhalta Phata PoE.
Two Coronavirus infected found in government offices
The testing of visitors was held at six government offices. However, the team has detected one Covid-19 patient each by conducting antigen tests of 33 visitors at the district collectorate and the police commissioner's office. The testing was also done at the High Court, the divisional commissioner's office, and the AMC headquarter but no infected person was detected. The testing was not done at the RTO office.
19 passengers detected as Covid-19 patients
A total of 17 train and two air passengers, who had arrived in the city on Friday, have been reported as Covid-19 positives today. As reported earlier, the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) health teams had conducted RT-PCR tests on 66 passengers arriving at the railway station by trains and 16 passengers arriving at Chikalthana airport by planes on April 23. The AMC received the RT-PCR reports of these passengers today. Meanwhile, the AMC health teams have conducted
RT-PCR tests of 65 train passengers arriving at the railway station and 20 tests on air passengers at the Chikalthana airport today (on April 24). The administration will receive their reports by tomorrow.
Two Covid-19 spreaders detected on roads
The 12 mobile teams (comprising AMC health and police personnel) have conducted antigen tests of 190 persons moving on the roads, in the jurisdiction of 15 police stations, and detected two Covid-19 patients on Saturday. The testing is done in two shifts (from 9 am to 5 pm and 5 pm to 1 am) and there are six teams in each shift.