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Maha: 21-year-old tests positive for COVID-19 in Parbhani

Maha: 21-year-old tests positive for COVID-19 in Parbhani
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Aurangabad, Apr 16 () A 21-year-old man became thefirst person to test positive for COVID-19 in Maharashtra'sParbhani district, a senior health official said on Thursday.

The man, who had walked to Parbhani all the way fromPune, was admitted to the civil hospital after he experiencedsymptoms of coronavirus, civil surgeon Dr Prakash Dake said.

Throat samples of the patient were sent for testingand the reports came out positive on Thursday, he said.

"His symptoms are relatively mild and the patient isnow stable. We have tracked down eight to nine of his closecontact persons and their swabs have been sent for testing,"Dake said.

Of the eight districts in Marathwada, Nanded andParbhani were the only two places where no positive case hadbeen reported. AWARU ARU



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