Two persons who had recently returned from Dubai were confirmed to have contracted the coronavirus in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal city on Saturday, a senior official said.
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It took the number of confirmed cases in the State to 26.
The two patients were among a group of nine who had returned from Dubai on March 1, said district collector M.D. Sinh.
All of them were placed in quarantine, but seven of them tested negative while a man and a woman tested positive, the collector said. They have been admitted to Yavatmal government hospital and their condition was stable, he added.
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Elsewhere in the State, ten COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Pune, five in Mumbai, four in Nagpur, and one each in Thane, Panvel, Kalyan, Navi Mumbai and Ahmednagar.