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Italian tests positive for Coronavirus in Jaipur, samples sent to Pune

Since there is variation in the test reports, samples have been sent to NIV-Pune for testing

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Coronavirus
The first sample collected Saturday tested negative but his condition deteriorated

An Italian tourist tested positive for here on Monday and his blood samples are being sent to the Institute of Virology in Pune for confirmation.

The first sample collected Saturday tested negative but his condition deteriorated, Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma told reporters here.

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The minister said a second sample was them collected and he tested positive for the virus, according to the report received on Monday.

Since there is variation in the test reports, samples have been sent to NIV-Pune for testing," he said.

First Published: Mon, March 02 2020. 19:36 IST
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