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Lupine shuts drug plant in gujrat after staff test positive for COVID 19

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Lupine shuts drug plant in gujrat

new Delhi. The pharmaceutical company Lupine has shut down one of its manufacturing plants in Gujarat. According to a report published in Reuters, this decision has been taken after 17 employees at the plant were infected with Kovid 19. At present, official information is yet to come from the company.

Lupine is India's top 5 pharmaceutical company, with 11 manufacturing plants at Ankleshwar site in Gujarat. The plant employs about 1000 employees. According to the news, Kovid 19 has been confirmed among the employees of one of these plants. This plant manufactures medicine for TB. According to the news, the infection was detected on July 12, since then the plant is being closed and sanitized. At the same time, no other such case has been reported from any other plant and work is going on there. According to the government source, all the other people who came in contact with these employees are being tested separately and kept as per rules.

There is a steady increase in new cases of corona in India, in the last 24 hours, around 28500 new cases of corona have been reported. Currently, the recovery rate of Corona patients in India has crossed 63%. Currently there are more than 3 lakh active cases in the country. At the same time, the total number of cases has crossed 8 lakh.

This post was published on July 14, 2020 10:55 pm

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