At least 24 people including military personnel were tested positive for Covid-19 at a hospital in Delhi on Tuesday.
All of them were admitted at the Army Hospital (Research And Referral) and have been shifted to Base Hospital in Delhi Cantt. Among those tested positive also include retired military personnel and other family members.
At least 24 non-covid patients–serving and retired military personnel or their family–admitted in Army Hospital (R&R) have tested positive for COVID-19 now. All in oncology department. They’ve been shifted to Base Hospital Delhi Cantt now. @IndianExpress
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With 195 deaths in the last 24 hours, the death toll due to the novel coronavirus rose to 1,568 on Tuesday while the total number of infections jumped to 46, 433 in the country. However, as many as 12,726 people have also been treated and discharged so far.
(More details awaited)
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