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Delhi resident diagnosed with coronavirus in Chennai

Chennai reported its second coronavirus case. According to reports, the patient is under the isolation at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital

 

Delhi resident diagnosed with coronavirus in Chennai
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Bengaluru, First Published Mar 18, 2020, 7:52 PM IST
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Chennai: The second coronavirus case has been reported from Tamil Nadu's Chennai. Tamil Nadu health minister C Vijayabaskar took to Twitter to confirm the news.

Minister of Health and Family Welfare C Vijayabaskar tweeted that the patient is currently in isolation at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital and is stable. The patient is a resident of Delhi. According to reports, all those who were in contact with the patient are currently under home quarantine.

The state has four isolation centres - Poonamallee in Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, and Trichy.

On March 17, Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital discharged Tamil Nadu’s first coronavirus patient. The 45-year-old man, who had arrived from Muscat in Oman, was admitted to hospital after his samples tested positive on March 7.

India has reported over 151 Covid-19 cases, including three people, who have died, and 13, who have been discharged, according to a tally published by the Union ministry of health and family welfare. 

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