First confirmed COVID-19 case in North Bengal’s Siliguri

Siliguri: First confirmed positive case of COVID-19 was reported in North Bengal’s Siliguri. The North bengal medical college & hospital (NBMC&H) on Saturday confirmed after samples from a suspected woman tested positive.

The 45-year-old woman is from Kalimpong under Darjeeling district in North bengal. The patient has a travel history to another state within the country. She recently returned from Chennai.

North bengal medical college & hospital, Siliguri

After the woman showed some characteristics symptoms of the disease, she was immediately admitted to the North bengal medical college & hospital and kept isolated in NBMC&H.

The NBMC&H confirmed her report on Saturday to be corona positive after corona virus infection was detected in two of her samples. She has now been shifted to a special isolation ward in the hospital.

With this, the COVID-19 positive cases in the state rises to 18, while more than 900 cases with 19 death has been reported in Country.

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