At least 13 children have tested coronavirus positive at a juvenile home in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. All of them have been sent to Government Institute of Medical Sciences (GIMS) in Greater Noida for treatment.
The remaining 149 inmates continue to be crowded together in the home, which does not have enough space for ensuring quarantine for all of them.
According to officials, Covid antigen and PCR tests were conducted on all the 162 inmates and 17 staffers of the juvenile home on July 2. Only 13 of the inmates were found positive.
Seven of the 13 inmates who have tested positive, were new ones. No staffer tested corona positive, the official stated.