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Varavara Rao tests positive for COVID-19


P. Varavara Rao, 81, who was admitted to the State-run JJ Hospital, has tested positive for COVID-19.

“He is not showing any signs of COVID. He is stable and will be shifted to another hospital as we are a non-COVID hospital,” Dr. Ranjeet Mankeshwar, Dean of JJ Hospital told The Hindu.

Mr. Rao was taken to the hospital from the Taloja Central Jail on July 13 and admitted in the neurology department after he complained of giddiness.

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On July 14, superintendent of JJ ...


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