AIZAWL, April 18 - After a 26-year-old woman from Mizoram had tested positive for COVID-19 in Mumbai on April 13, three more persons from the State have tested positive in the Maharashtra capital today.
All the three, including a woman, were staying at the Mizoram House in Mumbai.
An official release from the Mizoram Government said that 20 nasopharyngeal swab samples were collected from the occupants of the Mizoram House and three of them have tested positive.
The 26-year-old woman who was tested positive on April 13, is a cancer patient who was undergoing treatment at the Tata Memorial Hospital.
Following the latest development, Mizoram Health Minister R Lalthangliana spoke to his Maharashtra counterpart, Rajesh Ankushrao Tope, and requested him to make necessary arrangements for their treatment.
The patients have been admitted to the Seven Hills Hospital in Mumbai, which is a designated hospital for COVID-19 patients. As of now, their condition is stated to be stable and they are not showing any symptoms.
The condition of the first patient is also stable and she has been shifted from the intensive care unit (ICU) to a general ward. Her husband, who was along with her in Mumbai, has, however, tested negative.
All occupants of the Mizoram House in Mumbai will have their samples tested, the official statement added.