COVID-19: Jharkhand reports first positive case of coronavirus

Note : Passengers who travelled on Rajdhani (20840) Delhi – Ranchi on 16 March 2020 to  17-03-2020 may kindly contact DC on 9431708333

Jamshedpur, 31 March 2020: Jharkhand reported its first case of COVID 19 after a woman tested positive for the virus, a senior official said on Tuesday.

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A young woman with travel history to Malaysia has tested positive for coronavirus infection, which is the first such case in Jharkhand, a senior officer said on Tuesday.

This women travelled from Malaysia to India and after reaching Delhi she took Rajdhani train 20840 from Delhi to Ranchi.  She travelled in B1 coach of this Rajdhani train from 16th March 2020 – 17th March 2020

“There is one confirmed case of coronavirus in the state” Nitin Kulkarni, Jharkhand Health Secretary, told IANS.

According to Health Department sources, the patient has been admitted in Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS), Ranchi.

Till now, 274 samples of suspected coronavirus cases have been taken in Jharkhand, out of which 266 are negative one positive. The report of rest seven are awaited.

The department has set up 557-bed isolation ward for coronavrus patients, including 96 in medical colleges, 200 in Sadar Hospital and another 261 in private hospitals. The state has also prepared 1,469-bed quarantine centres.
Till now 1,251 people have been found COVID-19 positive and 32 people have lost their lives in India. Globally 8,02,941 people are COVID-19 positive and 39,022 people have lost their lives till now.
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