Eight members of family found COVID-19 positive in UP; village declared hotspot

Sonebhadra (UP), Jun 8 (PTI) Eight members of a family have tested positive for coronavirus in a village here, officials said on Monday.

Samples of the family were taken for COVID-19 testing after seven of its members returned from Mumbai on May 31, Chief Medical Officer S K Upadhyay said.

The results found that eight members had contracted the disease, he said.

The entire Markundi village in the Chopan area has been declared a COVID-19 hotspot, Upadhyay said.

The total number of cases in the district has reached 22, he said. PTI Corr ABN AQS AQS