Elgar Parishad Case: Jailed Activist Varavara Rao Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Varavara Rao was shifted to state-run JJ hospital in south Mumbai after he complained of giddiness (File)


Jailed poet and activist Varavara Rao, an accused within the Elgar Parishad case, has examined constructive for coronavirus, a hospital official stated on Thursday.

The 80-year-old, lodged in Navi Mumbai’s Taloja jail below judicial custody, was admitted to the state-run JJ Hospital in south Mumbai earlier this week.

In line with Dr Ranjeet Mankeshwar, dean of JJ Hospital, Varavara Rao’s medical report got here on Thursday and he was discovered to be coronavirus constructive.

“His remedy is occurring,” Dr Ranjeet Mankeshwar stated.

Mr Rao was shifted to the government-run hospital in south Mumbai after he complained of giddiness.

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