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Uttarakhand: Chamoli reports first case of COVID-19

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Press Trust of India  |  Gopeshwar 

Chamoli has reported its first case of COVID-19 with one person testing positive for the virus in the district.

The man had returned from Delhi along with his family to Mathkot Pajyana village in the district on May 15, Chief Medical Officer K K Singh told reporters here on Tuesday.

His swab samples were sent for testing on May 17.

He was staying along with his wife, two children and sister at a quarantine facility set up at a primary school in the village.

After the man tested positive, he and his family were brought to the isolation ward of the district hospital.

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First Published: Tue, May 19 2020. 18:02 IST