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Stan Swamy tests positive for Covid-19

Stan Swamy tests positive for Covid-19

Father Stan Swamy, the 84-year-old Jesuit priest and activist arrested for his alleged involvement in the Elgaar Parishad case, has tested positive for Covid-19.

The High Court had on Friday directed state prison authorities to shift Swamy – who was arrested by the NIA in October last year — from Taloja Central Jail in Navi Mumbai to the private Holy Family Hospital in Bandra for 15 days. Swamy was shifted to Holy Family Hospital late on Friday. He was put in the ICU and on oxygen support and tested for Covid-19.

As per the Taloja jail superintendent, Swamy’s lawyers communicated his Covid-19 positive status on Sunday morning. The jail official said he has sought communication about his health status from the hospital.


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