Assam, Jharkhand Records First positive Cases of Coronavirus


Jharkhand – On Tuesday, Jharkhand reported its first coronavirus positive case. The patient is a young woman with a travel history to Malaysia. She was picked from Ranchi Mosques in Jharkhand.

According to the official, she came to Ranchi on 17th March along with 21 others (foreign nationalists included in it). They all were staying in the mosque. On Monday, the administration spotted them and sent them all to the quarantine facility.

In Jharkhand, till now 274 have been tested for the coronavirus case and out of those, 1 was found positive, the reports of 7 are awaited and the rest negative.

Nitin Madan Kulkarni, the health department of Jharkhand’s principal secretary said, 

“The state has registered its first positive case of COVID-19. The test report confirms coronavirus infection in one Malaysian woman, who was in the team of 22 people recovered from Ranchi mosques.”

The government of Jharkhand has set up a 557-bed isolation ward in several hospitals of the state for COVID-19 patients. In addition, 1469 quarantine centers have been set up at various places of the State.

Meanwhile, a 52-year-old man tested positive for the COVID-19 case in Assam’s Silchar. Himanta Biswa Sarma, the health department of Assam, tweeted the news on Tuesday, said,

“A 52-year-old person has been found positive for coronavirus and is Assam’s first COVID-19 patient. He is undergoing treatment at Silchar Medical College. His condition is stable,”

Therefore, these were the first positive cases of COVID-19 in Jharkhand on Tuesday. For further details, Subscribe to our Newsletter and Stay Updated.

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