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Coronavirus now infecting children in Jamshedpur

Jamshedpur, June 8: Coronavirus is now infecting more children in Jamshedpur. Two children have been found infected with the virus in recent tests. One of the children is one year old while the other one is one and half years old. One of them is a resident of Burmamines and another one is from Dhalbhumgarh. All the babies acquired the infection through contact with people who had tested positive.

One of the babies from Dhalbhumgarh has been infected by his mother. All the patients are being treated at Tata Main Hospital ( TMH). The children acquired the infection through contact with people who had tested positive.

A district official said that all children aged below 10 are being advised not to venture out. Moreover, all citizens aged above 65 advised to stay at home, other than for medical assistance.

Most of the positive cases being reported in the city are of migrant labourers. Persons tested positive have travel history from Maharashtra, Delhi, Gurugram and Chennai. They had arrived in the city and were staying in quarantine centres in different parts. All the positive cases are being treated at Tata Main Hospital Covid wing.

TMH is ensuring a holistic environment for Covid-19 patients to enable recovery. This includes regular monitoring of vitals (body temperature, heart rate, respiration, oxygenation etc.), provision of medicines and nutritious food, hygiene and care.

A girl aged 28 from Kolkata who had returned home on May 8 evening on a private cab at Chakulia, around 80 km from of Jamshedpur had become the first novel coronavirus positive cases to have surfaced from East Singhbhum district. She was rushed to Tata Main Hospital for treatment where after 15 days of struggle she managed to win her battle against the deadly virus.

In Jamshedpur city, the sanitisation work is progressing as per schedule. Tata Steel Utilities and Infrastructure Services Limited (TSUISL) team is also evaluating the conditions to re-start the construction activities in the city. TSUISL has also deployed electric vehicles (e-vehicles) for various purposes and hopes to encourage its use. In view of the COVID-19 situation and the need to practice social distancing, TSUISL has urged its 49000 customers in the Jamshedpur city to download the Zimmedaar Nagrik Application and avail the services online while staying home. So far, 5500 customers have downloaded the app.

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