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Jailed activist Varavara Rao tests positive for coronavirus in Mumbai


According to reports, Rao will either be shifted to GT Hospital or St George Hospital.

Activist and poet Varavara Rao, who is currently in jail in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case, has been found positive for coronavirus.

He is currently undergoing treatment, said Dr Ranjeet Mankeshwar, dean of JJ Hospital, adding that " he is stable and will be shifted to another hospital". Mankeshwar said that he will be shifted to a designated COVID-19 hospital as JJ Hospital is a non-COVID centre.

According to reports, Rao will either be shifted to GT Hospital or St George Hospital. Moreover, another ...


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