Mumbai: BMC seals Lal Path Lab as 12 staff members test positive for Covid1 min read 26 Dec 2021, 08:03 AM IST
Mumbai reported 757 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, marking a rise in cases for the fifth day in a row, the civic body said
Mumbai, however, recorded zero pandemic-related fatalities during the day.
Mumbai's civic body has sealed a lab in Dadar after 12 of its staff members tested positive for Covid-19. The BMC has sealed Lal Path Lab on Gokhale Road in Dadar West. According to a report by the Hindustan Times, Livemint's sister publication, firstly, a pantry boy of the lab had tested positive. Subsequently, the municipal body traced high-risk contracts, and it was found that a total of 12 of the 39 high-risk contacts were tested Covid positive. The pantry boy has been shifted to NSCI in Worli, where he is being treated. The lab will remain sealed until further notice.
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