Coronavirus | Two more test positive in Yavatmal; Maharashtra count rises to 22

The two patients were among a group of nine who had returned from Dubai on March 1.

Two persons who had recently returned from Dubai were confirmed to have contracted the coronavirus in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal city on Saturday, a senior official said.

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It took the number of confirmed cases in the State to 22.

The two patients were among a group of nine who had returned from Dubai on March 1, said district collector M.D. Sinh.

All of them were placed in quarantine, but seven of them tested negative while a man and a woman tested positive, the collector said. They have been admitted to Yavatmal government hospital and their condition was stable, he added.

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Elsewhere in the State, ten COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Pune, four each in Mumbai and Nagpur, and one each in Thane and Ahmednagar.

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