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NICED official tests positive for coronavirus in Kolkata

The official, who had complained of uneasiness on Friday, was asked to undergo home isolation.

Published: 30th June 2020 02:10 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th June 2020 02:10 PM   |  A+A-

Health workers store a swab sample collected at a Covid-19 testing center in New Delhi.

Health workers store a swab sample collected at a Covid-19 testing center. (Photo | Shekhar Yadav, EPS)

By PTI

KOLKATA: A top official at the city-based National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED) has tested positive for COVID-19, a health department source said on Tuesday.

The official, who had complained of uneasiness on Friday, was asked to undergo home isolation, he said.

"The NICED official was running a temperature and complained of cough and cold. He was advised to undergo home isolation. His test results showed that he has contracted the disease," the source said.

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