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Third coronavirus case reported in Jharkhand as Bangladesh returnee tests positive

Earlier, a 22-year-old Malaysian woman and man from Hazaribagh had tested positive for coronavirus on March 31 and April 2 respectively.

Published: 05th April 2020 02:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th April 2020 05:53 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

BOKARO: A woman, who recently returned from Bangladesh, tested positive for coronavirus in Jharkhand's Bokaro district on Sunday, taking the count in the state to three, an official said.

He said that a 22-year-old Malaysian woman and man from Hazaribagh had tested positive for coronavirus on March 31 and April 2 respectively.

"Three couples from Chandrapura block in Bokaro district had recently returned to their homes from Bangladesh. They were quarantined and their swab samples sent for tests. The result of the woman has returned positive," Deputy Commissioner Mukesh Kumar said.

He added that all persons suspected to have come in contact with the woman are being screened.

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