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Mysuru increased daily Covid testing from 3,000 to 5,000

Monday, November 29, 2021

In the wake of increasing Covid cluster in the district and the worry about new mutant variant, the district administration increased the daily testing in the district from the present 3,000 to 5,000 test.

Health personnel will carry out random testing of shopkeepers and salespersons at malls and markets, staff of hotels and restaurants, students, teachers and other staff in colleges among others in the coming days.

Earlier, last week, more than 60 students from two different nursing colleges in Mysuru had tested positive, forcing authorities to increase the vigilant.

According to report, the students, who came from the bordering States, had shown an RT-PCR negative report while entering the State, and later tested positive about 15 days later while in Mysuru.

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