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COVID-19: Two more with travel history abroad test positive in Bengal, total cases in state rise to nine

According to health department officials, both the men from Kolkata. One of then have a travel history of returning from Egypt and the other from UK.

Published: 24th March 2020 11:36 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th March 2020 11:36 AM   |  A+A-

A journal vendor is measured the body temperature by a member of Yangon City Development Committee during a public awareness for prevention of the novel coronavirus at a market in Yangon, Myanmar

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By Express News Service

KOLKATA: Two more persons in West Bengal tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. Total number of persons contracted the virus has gone up to nine.

According to health department officials, both the men from Kolkata. One of then have a travel history of returning from Egypt and the other from UK.

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One person admitted to Beleghata ID Hospital five days ago and the other was admitted four days ago. 

More details are awaited.

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