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Ten COVID positive passengers detected at Tatanagar rail junction

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Mail News Service

Jamshedpur, April 22: COVID tests were resumed at the Tatanagar rail station on Thursday after a gap of two days due to running out of COVID test kits. On Thursday, out of a total number of 146 passengers who had arrived at Tatanagar junction by Gitanjali Special from Mumbai to Howrah and Ahmadabad Specialunderwent COVID tests, 10 among whom were detected positive. The Civil Defense team conducting the tests noted the names, addresses and contact numbers and sent them to their respective homes in ambulances with instructions to remain in self isolation. Prior to the holdup in corona tests, 20 passengers at an average alighting at Tatanagar were detected positive. However, in the absence of kits, the Civil Defense team was conducting thermal scanning and those found with above normal temperatures were asked to observe home isolation. Their details were noted for monitoring purposes. An RPF jawan who returned to Tatanagar after spending his leave at his hometown was detected corona positive. He too was advised home isolation.

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