Aurangabad, April 7:
The health teams of Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) today has detected 96 persons as Covid-19 positives during the special testing drives conducted at separate places in the city.
76 Covid-19 patients detected at six PoEs
The AMC has tested visitors entering the city limits through six points of the entrance (PoE) today. The health teams tested 407 persons and found 10 infected patients at Chikalthana PoE; tested 284 and detected 34 at Harsul T Point PoE, tested 175 and found 18 Covid-19 positives at Kanchanwadi PoE, tested 580 and detected 10 at Octroi Naka PoE, tested 495 and detected three at Daulatabad T-Point PoE, and one was detected by testing 184 at Jhalta Phata PoE.
17 Coronavirus infected traced at government offices
The testing of visitors was held at seven government offices. The team has detected three Covid-19 positives by conducting antigen tests of 10 visitors at the AMC headquarter, four by testing 28 at the police commissioner's office, five by testing 34 visitors at the High Court, two by testing 23 at the RTO office, two by testing 18 visitors at the district collectorate and one by testing 43 visitors at the divisional commissioner's office. It may be noted that the testing of visitors at the registry office has also started from today. The health team tested four visitors, but no one was found Coronavirus infected.
Three passengers detected as Covid-19 patients
One train and two air passengers, who had arrived in the city on Tuesday, have been reported as Covid-19 positive today. As reported earlier, the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) health teams had conducted RT-PCR tests on 99 passengers arriving at the railway station by trains and 29 passengers arriving at Chikalthana airport by planes on April 6. The AMC received the RT-PCR reports of these passengers today. Meanwhile, the AMC health teams have conducted RT-PCR tests of 98 train passengers arriving in the city and 29 tests on air passengers at the airport today (April 7). The administration will receive their reports by tomorrow.