Latur, May 19 : Six persons, who had recently returned from Mumbai, tested Covid-19 positive in Nilanga taluka of this district, Vilasrao Deshmukh Govt Institute of Medical Sciences Dean Dr Girish Thakur said on Tuesday.
The six patients were among a group of eight who travelled from Mumbai in a tempo. Upon reaching their native Korali village, the locals kept them in quarantine, and informed the health personnel. The test reports, received on Monday night, confirmed that six out of eight persons have contracted the contagion, apprised Dr Thakur. So far, this district has tallied 51 cases, out of which, 22 are cured while two others have died. (UNI)