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Maha: Chandrapur on COVID-19 map as 50-year-old tests positive

Press Trust of India  |  Chandrapur 

Chandrapur district in

Maharashtra on Saturday reported its first COVID-19 case after a 50-year-old man tested positive for coronavirus, officials said here.

His reports came in positive at around 8:30 pm and the area around his residence in Krishna Nagar in Bengali Camp area has been sealed, said District Civil Surgeon Nivruti Rathod.

Collector Kunal Khemnar, in a press release, asked people to adhere to lockdown norms strictly so that the spread of the virus can be stopped.

A District Information Office release said three residents of Chandrapur are currently admitted for the infection in Delhi and Nagpur, due to which the district is part of the orange zone.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sat, May 02 2020. 23:16 IST