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.
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.