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According to Chief Medic, an Agra guy who returned from China tested positive for COVID-19.

ByJosh Taylor

Dec 26, 2022

Agra (UP) (UP), A 40-year-old man who returned from China two days ago tested positive for COVID-19 and has been quarantined at his house here, according to Chief Medical Officer Arun Srivastava on Sunday. He stated that his samples will be transferred to Lucknow for genetic sequencing.
“The individual has been isolated at his house, and health department officials have been ordered to do tests on his family members and anyone who have come into touch with him,” Srivastava added.
On December 23, the guy returned to Agra from China via Delhi, where he was examined at a private facility. He went on to say that the report was favourable to Covid.
According to authorities, this is the first Covid positive case in the district since November 25.
The Centre has increased its anti-coronavirus efforts in response to an increase in Covid infections in various countries, notably China.
The Centre had previously stated that the RT-PCR test would be made mandatory for passengers from China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, and Thailand, and had requested that states hold a mock drill on December 27 to ensure the readiness of health facilities, including medical oxygen generation plants.
Meanwhile, the Agra health authorities began screening and collecting samples from international visitors visiting the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Akbar’s Tomb.
Furthermore, samples are being taken at the Agra airport.
authorities stated of the train station and the Inter Bus Terminal (ISBT).
“Sample collection has been prioritised at Sarojani Naidu Medical College, District Hospital, and Primary and Community Health Centres in rural Agra. Those experiencing cold, cough, or fever symptoms should visit a health centre and have a Covid test performed.
“Residents are recommended to wear masks and maintain a social distance in public locations,” Srivastava stated. They were advised to use hand sanitizer and follow Covid guidelines to avoid illness. People are also encouraged to get their COVID-19 preventive dosage.”

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