Coronavirus: 1 more admitted in Nashik for suspected exposure

Nashik, Mar 15 (PTI) One more person was on Sunday admitted in the Nashik civil hospital for suspected exposure to novel coronavirus, health officials said.

A 30-year-old man from Kalwan taluka in the district had gone to Dubai on March 5 and returned on March 7, and was admitted after he complained of throat pain, they said.

'With this, the number of patients receiving treatment at the hospital at present has gone up to five,' an official said.

Earlier, four patients were receiving treatment in the isolation ward of the hospital.

A 41-year-old man from here had gone to Bangladesh on March 8 and returned to India on March 13, and a 33-year-old who had visited South Africa between January 9 and March 13 were admitted to the district civil hospital on Saturday.

Apart from the ones admitted on Saturday, the other two in isolation are a 61-year-old man who had gone to Dubai on February 11 and returned to India on February 16, and a 34 -year-old man who went to Dubai on February 29 and returned on March 1.

Swab sample reports of these five patients are expected to come in by Monday, he said. PTI COR AP BNM BNM