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Coronavirus | Jharkhand records first positive case

Till now, 274 samples of suspected COVID-19 cases have been tested in Jharkhand, of which 266 were found negative.

Jharkhand on Tuesday reported its first COVID-19 positive case. The patient is a young woman with a history of travel to Malaysia.

She has been admitted to the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) for medical assistance and isolation.

Till now, 274 samples of suspected COVID-19 cases have been tested in Jharkhand, of which 266 were found negative. Test reports of seven more are awaited.

The Jharkhand government has set up a 557-bed isolation ward for COVID-19 patients in different hospitals of the State. The State has also set up 1,469 been quarantine centres at different places.

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