A man, who recently returned from England, on Tuesday tested positive for the novel coronavirus, making it the first case in West Bengal, a health department official said.
The man was admitted to Beleghata ID Hospital in Kolkata after he showed symptoms of COVID-19, he said.
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Medical examinations revealed that the person had contracted novel coronavirus, officials said.
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