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4 cases of Mutant Covid strain confirmed in A’bad

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Four people who recently returned from UK to Gujarat have tested positive for the new strain of coronavirus, a top state health department official said.

The official said results of the 15 samples that had tested positive for coronavirus on arrival in Ahmedabad from the UK are currently pending with the National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune.

“All the passengers who had reached Ahmedabad from the UK were screened, and the samples of those who had tested positive for coronavirus were sent to the NIV. We have received intimation that the UK strain of coronavirus has been detected in four such cases,” Principal Secretary (Health), Jayanti Ravi told reporters.
All the four patients are in isolation at Ahmedabad’s SVP Hospital.

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