New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A Delhi resident working in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida has tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Chief Medical Officer said on Friday.
Gautam Buddha Nagar CMO Anurag Bhargav told IANS, “Yes an employee of the Noida firm has tested positive for COVID-19.”
He said the person has been sent for quarantine and all the employees of the company has also been put under isolation. A total of 707 people worked in that Noida company.
India witnessed its first coronavirus death in Karnataka, state Health Minister B. Sriramulu on Thursday confirmed that a 76-year-old man from Kalaburgi in the state’s northern region died of Covid-19.
The Union Health Ministry on Friday confirmed 75 coronavirus cases till 10 a.m. on its official website. With the Delhi resident now testing positive for the COVID-19, total number of people affected with the coronavirus has now gone up by one more.