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COVID-19: 4 families in Bengal's Nadia put in home quarantine, 3 markets sealed

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Press Trust of India Haringhata (Nadia)
Authorities of West

Bengal's Nadia district on Monday put members of four families of a village here in "home quarantine" as they came in contact with a COVID-19 patient, and sealed three local markets surrounding the rural hamlet, an official said.
The family members, including a civic volunteer of the local police station, came in contact with a person from neighbouring North 24 Parganas district, when he had visited the Dhansara village to meet his in-laws before he tested positive for coronavirus.
"As a precautionary measure, we put members of the four families of Dhansara village under Haringhata block in home quarantine. The administration sealed three local markets - Dhansara, Jhikra and Dighal gram," an official said.
The patient, a resident of Ashoknagar area of North 24 Parganas district, is undergoing treatment in a hospital.

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First Published: Apr 27 2020 | 9:49 PM IST

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