Elderly man tests positive for coronavirus in Bengal

Elderly man tests positive for coronavirus in West Bengal

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An elderly man tested positive for the coronavirus in West Bengal, 10th case of the deadly viral disease in the state, health officials said on Thursday.

The 66-year-old from Nayabad in Kolkata had no history of travelling abroad or outside the state.

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He had recently attended a wedding in Midnapore and might have come in contact with a person infected with the virus.

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He is undergoing treatment in the isolation ward of a private hospital and his family kept in home isolation under police protection, sources said.

The state has reported 10 COVID 19 cases so far of which one died.