Aurangabad, May 8:
The Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) health officials conducted 1,971 antigens and 1,944 RT-PCR tests (total of 3,915 tests) at its COVID Care Centres (CCCs) and different places in the city and traced 64 Covid-19 patients today. Of the total detected patients, 21 are residents of colonies, situated out of the AMC limit.
The health teams conducted 56 antigen tests at the CCCs and detected eight persons as infected. The AMC personnel also held 404 RT-PCR tests at the CCCs. Meanwhile, by visiting different parts of the city, the mobile teams have conducted 1,788 antigen tests and detected 39 Coronavirus-infected persons. They also collected swab samples of 1106 suspects for RT-PCR tests.
According to AMC data, the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) has conducted 70 RT-PCR tests, District Civil Hospital conducted 20 and private laboratories did 344 on Saturday. Meanwhile, the GMCH also conducted eight antigen tests and detected two infected patients, while the private laboratories conducted 119 antigen tests and found 15 infected patients. The AMC will be receiving the reports of all RT-PCR tests tomorrow.