Principal Correspondent :
There is a huge spike in corona positive cases in last 24 hours in Nagpur as 148 persons tested positive. With these the cumulative number of city reached 2,343. This is for the first time when in one day last 200 came as the cumulative jumped from 2,195 to 2,343. About 40 are discharged from various hospitals of Nagpur. With these the total number of recovered reached 1,242. Maximum number of 68 samples that came positive were examined at the molecular diagnostic laboratory of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), 18 in diagnostic laboratory of National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), 16 in Centre for Zonosis, Nagpur Veterinary College affiliated to Maharashtra Animal and Fisheries Sciences University (MAFSU), 13 in virology laboratory at Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital (IGGMCH), 7 in Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH).
Other samples were examined at private laboratories. According to our Kalmeshwar Correspondent, a staff of nationalised bank tested positive for coronavirus due to which the tehsil administration examined all the staff members of bank at the rural hospital. At the hospital, the Rapid Antigen Test was conducted which came negative. But, administration has asked all the staff to get home quarantine. The Ramtek Correspondent reported corona positive case of a woman clerk of a private well-known engineering college. She is the resident of College Campus quarter. She had gone to Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh to attend the funeral of her father.
City witnesses two deaths Nagpur experienced two coronavirus deaths taking the total number of victims to 21. A 51-year-old Rameshwari resident admitted to Government Medical College and Hospital on Monday, July 13 in the wee hours. He had breathlessness, fever, hypertension with diabetes mellitus, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). He died on Monday morning. Another man, an 80-year-old resident of Manish Nagar, was under treatment at Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital died on Tuesday afternoon. He was recently detected with systemic hypertension with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with Covid-19 positive penumonia with cardiogenic shock and acute respiratory failure.