Maharashtra 8 UK returnees test positive for new COVID 19 strain
| Tuesday | 5th January, 2021
The Maharashtra health department went into a tizzy as eight passengers who recently returned from the UK were found infected with the new strain of COVID-19, officials said here on Monday.
Health Minister Rajesh Tope made the announcement: "Eight passengers returned from UK have been found positive for the new strain of COVID-19.
The 8 cases with the new strain were detected out of 43 UK-returnees who tested Covid-19 positive in the past over 6 weeks, Tope said.
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