Newborn tests positive for COVID-19 in Rajasthan's Nagaur

The newborn's parents and other family members have also been infected with coronavirus, Nagaur chief medical and health officer Dr Sukumar Kashyap confirmed.

Published: 20th April 2020 04:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th April 2020 04:21 PM   |  A+A-

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JAIPUR: A newborn baby has tested positive for coronavirus in Rajasthan's Nagaur district, an official said Monday.

"The baby born on Saturday is coronavirus positive. Her mother, father and other family members too are COVID-19 patients," Nagaur chief medical and health officer Dr Sukumar Kashyap said.


Dr Shadab Ali, in-charge of Basni primary health centre where the pregnant woman was admitted, informed the family that the newborn was coronavirus positive.

The test report of the baby came on Sunday.

In Nagaur, 59 people have tested positive so far.

A 62-year-old man from the district, who was admitted at SMS hospital in Jaipur, died on Sunday night.

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