A 31-year-old resident of Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh was tested positive for Novel Coronavirus on Saturday, confirmed Gautam Budh Nagar CMO, Anurag Bhargav. As per reports, the patient recently returned from Dubai. The latest case comes a day after authorities locked down a residential society in Noida’s Sector 74 for two days after a resident was tested positive for the deadly coronavirus.
Meanwhile, two more fresh cases of coronavirus were reported across India on late Saturday evening. One case was reported in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi where a 30-year-old man was tested positive for COVID-19 at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) testing lab. He had arrived in Delhi from Dubai on March 17 and went to Varanasi on March 18 in a train, confirmed District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma.
The other case was a 4-year-old child who was tested positive for the virus at Jorhat Medical College and Hospital lab in Assam. “We have sent the sample to ICMR laboratory in Lahowal for a recheck. The result is expected tomorrow afternoon,” said Jorhat Deputy Commissioner Roshni Aparanji Korati.
Five cases in Noida so far
Earlier on Friday, a person residing in Noida Sector 74’s Supertech Capetown was tested positive for coronavirus. He had recently returned from Europe. Following his infection, the society has been locked down from 10 am on Saturday till 7 am on Monday for sanitisation.