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Arunachal student who returned from Delhi tests COVID-19 positive

A student from Arunachal who has returned to the State from Delhi by bus on May 18 tested COVID-19 positive on Sunday.

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 May 2020 4:56 AM GMT

A CORRESPONDENT

ITANAGAR: A student from Arunachal who has returned to the State from Delhi by bus on May 18 tested COVID-19 positive on Sunday. The State Health Secretary in a statement informed that the person was staying in West Patel Nagar, Delhi and was preparing for UPSC Civil services examination.

He came to Arunachal in a bus having registration number- UP-17 AT-1352 and accompanied by 33 other persons.

The bus travelled through Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and West Bengal, Assam and entered Arunachal on May 18. The student was seated in the last seat on the left side of that bus.

Reaching Arunachal, he was kept in institutional quarantine and swab sample was taken on May 22. Later the swab test confirmed the case to be positive. The patient is totally asymptomatic.

The Secretary informed that the State and district-level contact tracing team has started tracking down all the people who had accompanied him in the bus and also those who have interacted with him till now.

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