As per CMO ( Chief Medical Officer) of Agra, the samples of the attending group have already been taken except for two American citizens.
It all happened on January 10, when two American tourists who visited Taj Mahal in Agra tested Covid positive. It was confirmed by a senior health officer.
He further stated that samples of the entire group was taken except for these two American citizens.
This is what the senior medical officer told PTI, “They reached Agra on January 9 via Varanasi and stayed in a hotel in Agra and on January 10 visited Taj Mahal. Samples of the tourists were taken by the team of the health department of Agra at the east gate of the Taj Mahal,” he said.
He further said that the samples of tourists have already been sent for genome sequencing in Lucknow.
2 American Tourists, Who Visited Taj Mahal, Test Covid Positive
As per the latest Covid News, the senior health officer said that he has also alerted some other places like Jaipur (Rajasthan) where these tourists were about to schedule next. And so, he has put all health officials on alert.
This is what he clarified, “After Agra tourists have gone to Jaipur in Rajasthan and as the report came positive, we have alerted the health department of Jaipur and informed about the tourists,” he said.