MD Singh, District Collector, Yavatmal, informed that eight people tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday. Singh also informed that all the positive patients have been kept at the isolation ward of Government Medical College and Hospital and are undergoing treatment.
A total of 58 samples from Yavatmal were taken and the results were pending since last Wednesday. Out of these 58 samples, 13 samples were sent to AIIMS, Nagpur and others were sent to NIV in Pune. While one sample from AIIMS tested positive, seven tested positive at NIV.
Until today, only three people had tested positive for COVID-19 from Yavatmal. All three of them have been discharged after full recovery.