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COVID-19: Uttarakhand Cong leader Suryakant Dhasmana quarantined

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Uttarakhand Congress vice-president Suryakant Dhasmana has gone into a 14-day quarantine after he came in contact with a suspected coronavirus patient during his visit at Doon Hospital yesterday.

"Uttarakhand Congress vice-president Suryakant Dhasmana will remain in quarantine for 14 days at his house. The step has been taken after he met a suspected coronavirus patient in the isolation ward of Doon Hospital on Monday," informed Ashish Kumar, Dehradun District Magistrate.

A total of 126 positive cases of coronavirus have been reported in India so far, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said today.

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First Published: Tue, March 17 2020. 13:28 IST