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Babies born with C-virus.


Faizan Ahmad

Patna, July 27 (HS) It is only a myth that the Covid-19 virus is infecting only elderly people. Here are two babies in Patna’s AIIMS who have been tested positive. They are 4 and 5 days old. The two were born in the same hospital on Wednesday and Thursday, AIIMS sources said.

The mothers of these two youngest Corona positive patients are also admitted in the same hospital and both were infected by Corona virus before they gave birth. The infants have been separated from their mothers and being taken care of in isolation.

The positive cases in Bihar are spiking with no relief. According to latest update of the health department 2192 positive cases were reported during the last 24 hours taking the total number in the state to 41111. In Patna 553 cases were tested positive in 24 hours despite lockdown and almost half of state capital declared as containment zone. The number of cases is increasing in all the districts. In Patna alone the total number of cases has exceeded seven thousand; three thousand are active cases while 36 have died.

State capital also reported first death of a banker. The general manager of a SBI branch Rupesh Kumar died of Corona at AIIMS on Monday where he was admitted on July 18. The 49-years old Kumar was posted at bank’s head office here. His death has caused fear among the bank employees.

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