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Kolkata: Five of a family including three children test positive for Covid-19, total cases in Bengal reach 15

Kolkata: Five of a family including three children test positive for Covid-19, total cases in Bengal reach 15

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 27 Mar 2020, 09:35 pm

Kolkata/IBNS: Five members of a family, including three children, have tested positive for novel coronavirus, taking the tally in West Bengal to 15, officials confirmed on Friday. 

"Two women, aged 27 and 45 years, and three children, aged 9 months, 11 years and 6 years, have been found Covid-19 after the second confirmation test which was done at NICED," a senior official of state health department said.

"Though these five persons, who belong to a closed group of siblings and relatives, didn't travel to any foreign country in recent times, they reportedly have a history of contact to a Covid-19 positive case, who returned from the UK on Mar 16, in Delhi," the official added.

Currently, nine more Covid-19 infected people are undergoing treatment in a Kolkata hospital while the city had reported the first death due to Covid-19 infection on Mar 25.

Kolkata: Five of a family including three children test positive for Covid-19, total cases in Bengal reach 15

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