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West Bengal reports first coronavirus case: Man who went to London tests positive

West Bengal has reported the first positive case of coronavirus. An 18-year-old, who recently returned from the UK, tested positive for the COVID-19. The boy is son of secretary level bureucrat, working in the home department of West Bengal.

The boy has now been admitted to Beleghata ID Hospital.  He is one of 18 people admitted to the ID Hospital at present.

According to a doctor, when the boy arrived at the airport on March 15, he had no symptoms of coronavirus. Hence, the the screening failed to detect anything.

However, his friends in the UK informed him that three people he had attended a party with had tested positive for the virus. Following which, his family informed the hospital, reported NDTV.

The boy’s parents and two drivers have been reportedly quarantined.

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