KOLKATA: Three more persons tested positive for novel coronavirus in Kolkata on Sunday, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in West Bengal to seven, health department officials said.
The three are parents of a UK-returned youth, the second positive case of the deadly infection in the state, and a maid working at their residence in Ballygunge area.
All the three are currently at an isolation ward of the state-run Beliaghata ID hospital, officials said.
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Eight other members of the youth’s family were admitted to the isolation ward of the Chittaranjan Cancer Hospital’s second campus in Rajarhat, officials said.
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The 22-year-old man, who is pursuing higher studies in the United Kingdom, had returned home on March 13. He was admitted to the Beliaghata ID Hospital on Thursday with coronavirus symptoms.
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