Teen tests positive for coronavirus in Amravati

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Teen tests positive for coronavirus in Amravati
Amravati, Apr 18 () A 17-year-old boy testedpositive for COVID-19 in Maharashtra's Amravati city onSaturday, taking the count of cases in the district to six, asenior official said.

The patient is the son of an autorickshaw driver whohad tested negative for coronavirus, following his death acouple of days ago, collector Shailesh Naval said.

After the boy, who is a resident of Noorani Square,tested positive, the locality was sealed and sanitised, hesaid.

The authorities were now tracking down people who hadcome in contact with the patient, he added.

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Noorani Square is the second containment zoneidentified by the district authorities, who have alreadysealed Haathipura, where the city's first COVID-19 death wasreported on April 2, he said.

While four family members of the COVID-19 deceased,who tested positive, were undergoing treatment at a hospital,the new case reported on Saturday has brought fresh concernsfor the authorities who had plans to relax the curfew in someareas of the district. CORARU ARU
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