A man showing symptoms of coronavirus has been kept under observation at the Jaipur’s SMS Hospital, an official said. Whether he has been infected with the virus is yet to be confirmed. Blood samples have been sent for testing to the SMS medical college laboratory, a state Health Department spokesperson said.
So far, no confirmed case of coronavirus has been reported from the state.
Speaking to news agency ANI, Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma said, “A passenger landed in Jaipur from Italy on February 29. He was admitted to the isolation ward at a hospital after he showed symptoms of COVID-19 in the screening. He had tested negative. However, he tested positive in the second testing.”
“He has been put in the isolation ward of SMS Hospital. His samples will be sent again for testing since two different results were found in different tests. People who came in his contact till Feb 29 will also be screened for COVID-19,” the health minister said.