Three corona positives raises Jamshedpur graph to 20

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Jamshedpur, May 23: Three corona positive cases were reported in Jamshedpur on Saturday, May 23. According to reports, one of the patient is a resident of Dimna Road in Mango who returned to Steel City from Bengaluru while the second patient lives in Patamda who arrived from Odisha. The third COVID-19 patient is a resident of Siwan in Bihar and had come back from Haryana. Siwan man was taken straight to MGM Hospital from NH-33.   

The emergence of a third corona positive case in Mango and another in Patamda have upped the Jamshedpur graph to a disconcerting 20. However, neither of the two cases visited their homes after arriving in the city and were admitted to the MGM Hospital quarantine centre.

Their samples that were tested at the MGM College department of Virology were reported positive and they were sent to the Tata Main Hospital COVID-19 Ward for treatment.

This is the third case from densely populated Mango region. The first two cases came up from Dimna Road in Mango on May 20. In the first case a man had arrived from Mumbai and directly went to MGM Hospital after returning to Jamshedpur. In Mango’s Dimna Road the second case is of a lady who arrived from Mumbai in the car with her husband. Her husband left for Mumbai after admitting her to MGM Hospital. She was in isolation ward when the report came in. She is now undergoing treatment at TMH. 

Patamda has also reported two corona cases till date. The first coronavirus case came up from Patamda on May 15 when a person arrived by the Sharamik Special train from Chennai had detrained at Ranchi Railway Station on May 13 and brought to Jamshedpur by bus by the district administration before being sent to the Mosabani quarantine centre, was tested coronavirus positive and was shifted to Tata Main Hospital in the evening.

Total positives in East Singhbhum now stand at 20. East Singhbhum deputy commissioner, Ravi Shanker Shukla confirmed about the detection of a new case in Jamshedpur.

DC urged the residents of Jamshedpur to cooperate the administration in fighting the pandemic and appealed not to move out of the home without reason.

City recorded its 17th corona case on May 22 when Jugsalai lady returned from Kolkata on May 16 and was kept in the Loyola School quarantine centre from where she was shifted to the one in Kadma. Her tests proved corona positive and she was shifted to the COVID Ward of Tata Main Hospital (TMH) on Friday, May 22.

On May 21, a more migrant worker who arrived in Jamshedpur one week earlier from Chennai along with others was put up at the Kadma quarantine centre, his sample tests revealed that he was corona positive.

Earlier on Wednesday (May 20) nine new cases of coronavirus positives were reported in Jamshedpur. Two from Mango, one from Golmuri and six from Govindpur tested positive for coronavirus. After their sample tests at MGM College Virology Department, the nine infected persons were shifted to the COVID-19 Ward of Tata Main Hospital.    

The first COVID-19 case was confirmed in Jamshedpur on May 12 when a chartered accountant student, aged 24 and a female employee of a MNC, aged 28 both from Kolkata had returned home on May 8 evening on a private cab at Chakulia, around 80 km from of Jamshedpur become the first novel coronavirus positive cases to have surfaced from East Singhbhum district.

The third COVID-19 positive case was confirmed in Jamshedpur on Thursday, May 14. The third Jamshedpur patient had come to his in-laws place in Baridih, Jamshedpur from Kolkata and had been admitted to MGM Hospital in Sakchi. The Coronavirus patient was a migrant laborer and resident of Bihar who is saree trader in Kolkata.

The fourth coronavirus patient is a resident of Patamda near Jamshedpur, who arrived by the Sharamik Special train from Chennai had detrained at Ranchi Railway Station on May 13 and brought to Jamshedpur by bus by the district administration before being sent to the Mosabani quarantine centre, was tested coronavirus positive on May 15 and was shifted to Tata Main Hospital in the evening.

The fifth case was reported on May 18 when a 36-year old symptomatic man who hails from Bagunhatu under Sidgora police station had arrived on a truck upto Ranchi from Mumbai on May 15 and then availed of another truck to reach Jamshedpur tested positive.

Sixth positive came up on May 19 when a Jugsalai resident arrived in Jamshedpur via special train from New Delhi on May 15 and was taken to Loyola school for medical test. He was then admitted to Jugsalai quarantine centre. His report came positive on May 19 and now he has been shifted to COVID-19 ward of Tata Main Hospital.

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