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Woman tests positive for COVID-19 in Delhi's Dilshad Garden, total case in capital at 9

The woman had returned after doing Umrah, a Muslim pilgrimage at the Holy city of Mecca.

Published: 18th March 2020 06:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th March 2020 01:51 PM   |  A+A-

A volunteer sprays disinfectants in a DTC bus in the wake of coronavirus at Sunehri Pul bus depot,in New Delhi

A volunteer sprays disinfectants in a DTC bus in the wake of coronavirus at Sunehri Pul bus depot,in New Delhi.(Photo | Shekhar Yadav, EPS)

Express News Service

NEW DELHI: The number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases reached nine in the national capital after a resident of L Block, Dilshad Garden tested positive on Wednesday.

"A woman who has returned from Saudi Arabia has been tested positive. Her two daughters who have shown symptoms have been put in isolation at the Dr Ram Manohar Lohia hospital while the patient has also been shifted to the same hospital. Her son has been asked to self-quarantine at his home as he is asymptomatic for now," Pankaj Bhatnagar, SDM Seemapuri said.
 
She had returned after doing Umrah, a Muslim pilgrimage at the Holy city of Mecca. "The test report of the mother came in the morning while the test reports of her daughters are awaited," he added.

On Tuesday, a 44-years-old man who had left for Singapore after giving samples for testing at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital tested positive. On 13 March, mother of a 46-year-old man who had returned from Italy succumbed to the disease.

Health Department has confirmed total number of cases has reached four in Noida. "A man who returned from Indonesia in Sector 41, Noida four days back was tested positive. He was admitted in GIMS, Greater Noida last night," said chief medical officer of Noida's Gautam Buddh Nagar. On Tuesday, two people who had travel history from France also tested positive in Gautam Budd Nagar of Uttar Pradesh.

Earlier, rumours about doctors and nurses of Medanta Hospital, Gurugram showing symptoms have been rubbished by the hospital.

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  • Rahul Kapoor

    "A woman (38) who has returned from Saudi Arabia has been tested positive. Her two daughters (25) (26) who have shown symptoms..." Women's age is 38 and daughter's age is 26. Did she gave birth to her daughter at age of 12? :O
    4 months ago reply
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