1. You Are At:
  2. English News
  3. India News
  4. Odisha man hospitalised with suspected coronavirus symptoms

Odisha man hospitalised with suspected coronavirus symptoms

A man, who recently returned from South Korea, was admitted to a hospital in Odisha's Sambalpur with suspected novel coronavirus symptoms after he was found suffering from prolonged cold, fever and cough, a bulletin issued by the health department said. 

PTI PTI
Bhubaneswar Published on: February 26, 2020 23:35 IST
Odisha man hospitalised with suspected coronavirus symptoms
Image Source : FILE

Odisha man hospitalised with suspected coronavirus symptoms

A man, who recently returned from South Korea, was admitted to a hospital in Odisha's Sambalpur with suspected novel coronavirus symptoms after he was found suffering from prolonged cold, fever and cough, a bulletin issued by the health department said. The youth was admitted to Hemgir hospital in Sundergarh district on Monday and then referred to VIMSAR, Burla on Tuesday night keeping in view his stay in South Korea, it said.

His blood and swab samples have been collected and sent for examination, the bulletin said.

A total of 109 persons who had returned to the state from novel coronavirus-affected countries since January 15 have been kept under home isolation, it said.

Earlier, blood samples of all the seven persons suspected to be infected with coronavirus had tested negative, the bulletin added. 

Also Read: Coronavirus outbreak: Vistara to cancel 54 international flights next month as COVID-19 weakens demand

Also Read: Amid Coronavirus outbreak, take precaution against swine flu also

Latest News on Coronavirus

Latest India News

Write a comment

X