Suspected coronavirus patient in Kolkata hospital

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 17:25, Jan 27, 2020 | Updated : 17:40, Jan 27, 2020

Picture uploaded to social media on January 25, 2020 by the Central Hospital of Wuhan show medical staff attending to patients, in Wuhan, China. THE CENTRAL HOSPITAL OF WUHAN VIA WEIBO /via REUTERSA Chinese national, suspected to be suffering from coronavirus, has been admitted in a hospital in Kolkata.
She has been kept at the isolation ward of the state-run Infectious Diseases Hospital, reports IANS.
A state Health Department team examined 28-year-old Hu Mai. The report quoted Director of Health Education Debsish Bhattacharya as saying she was stable.
"It is learnt that Hu Mai had left China six months back, and visited Namibia, Madagascar and Mauritius before reaching India on Jan 24, " says the IANS report.
After she came to Kolkata, the woman felt sick and went to a private health facility, which referred her to the ID Hospital in Beleghata on Sunday (Jan 26), according to it.
India's health ministry said on Friday (Jan 24) that four persons, who returned from China and were kept under observation in Mumbai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad following screening for the novel coronavirus infection, have tested negative, reports PTI.