West Bengal reports first confirmed coronavirus case; England-returned man tests positive in Kolkata

A man, who recently returned from England, on Tuesday tested positive for the novel coronavirus, making it the first case in the state, a health department official said

Press Trust of India March 18, 2020 00:00:48 IST
West Bengal reports first confirmed coronavirus case; England-returned man tests positive in Kolkata

Kolkata: A man, who recently returned from England, on Tuesday tested positive for the novel coronavirus, making it the first case in the state, a health department official said.

The man was admitted to Beleghata ID Hospital after he showed symptoms of Covid-19, he said. Medical examinations revealed that the person had contracted novel coronavirus, officials said.

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