All four family members of Akola’s first coronavirus infected patient tested positive on April 9. Those infected include 60-year-old wife of the first patient, his 30-year-old son, 5-year-old grandson and three-month-old grandchild.The three-month-old baby is the youngest COVID-19 patient in Vidarbha.
Speaking about the precautions being taken to curb spread of Coronavirus, District Collector Rajendra Papalkar informed that entire Baidpura area of Akola district has been sealed since three days. He added, “Apart from this, Akot Fail area where second patient was detected is also sealed. We have identified the high risk contacts of both patients from Akola and their samples will be tested now.”