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2nd Novel Coronavirus case confirmed in West Bengal

2nd Novel Coronavirus case confirmed in West Bengal

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  21 March 2020 8:23 AM GMT

Kolkata: A resident of south Kolkata’s posh Ballygunge area, with UK travel history, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus infection, taking the number of confirmed cases in West Bengal to two, an official said on Friday.

The youth, who is in his early 20s, landed here from the UK last Friday, and got admitted to the state’s primary referral hospitsl for infectious diseases ID Hospital, Beliaghata, with cough, fever and sore throat — symptoms of the deadly viral disease.

His swab reports received from the virology lab at the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases here confirmed he had contracted the infection. (IANS)

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