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Two senior district officials test positive for COVID-19 in Ballia

Jul 7, 2020, 13:51 IST
Ballia, Jul 7 () The chief surgeon of the district hospital here and the district supply officer have tested positive for COVID-19, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Sub-divisional Magistrate, Sarvesh Kumar Yadav, said the reports of the two came on Monday night.


Besides the two, a pharmacist at the district hospital also tested positive for COVID-19.

The Ballia district administration has declared a lockdown in urban areas of the district till July 10.

In another development, a case has been registered against a COVID-19 patient, who had fled from a hospital in the district on Monday, Additional Superintendent of Police, Sanjay Yadav, said.

The patient was admitted to the hospital on July 2. CORR NAV DV DV

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