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58 funeral attendees infected in Salem, Tamil Nadu minister tests positive for virus


A doctor checks the temperature of a man at a mobile clinic during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Tamil Nadu. PTI photo

In a case of cluster infection, 58 of the 65 mourners who attended the funeral a Central government official, Selvam, 56, who had worked in the Ministry of Foreign Trade and who died in Coimbatore and was brought for burial at Pannavaadi near Kolathur near Mettur in Salem district, tested positive for Covid-19, after three of them initially tested positive as they neither wore face masks not observed social distancing ...


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