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Two Infected Among First Coronavirus Cases Detected in Gujarat, Officials Confirm

One of the Covid-19 patient is from Rajkot, while the other is from Surat, said the officials of the Health and Family Welfare department.

PTI

Updated:March 19, 2020, 8:25 PM IST
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Two Infected Among First Coronavirus Cases Detected in Gujarat, Officials Confirm
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Gandhinagar: Two positive cases of the novel coronavirus have been found in Gujarat, said health department officials on Thursday.

This is the first time that Gujarat has reported confirmed cases of the viral infection, joining a growing list of states affected by the infection.

One of the Covid-19 patient is from Rajkot, while the other is from Surat, said the officials of the Health and Family Welfare department.

"Two suspected coronavirus cases of Rajkot and Surat are positive. Our teams have already taken necessary steps including quarantine of all the contacts," the department said in a tweet.

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