Chennai reported its second coronavirus case. According to reports, the patient is under the isolation at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital
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.
Last Updated 18, Mar 2020, 7:52 PM