Tamil Nadu reports 1 more coronavirus case, number goes up to 3
A 21-year-old student who arrived here two days ago from Ireland has tested positive for coronavirus, taking the number of cases in Tamil Nadu to three, Health Minister C Vijayabaskar said on Thursday. The minister said the man was stable and being treated at the isolation ward of the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital Chennai.
In an update, Vijayabaskar said the student from Dublin in Ireland, who arrived here on March 17, was screened and put under home quarantine. He reported to the RGGH yesterday with symptoms of the virus and samples sent for testing confirmed that he was positive for COVID-19 today.
While, the state''s first confirmed coronavirus case, a 45-year-old man, has been discharged following treatment, a 20-year-old man, who arrived here from Delhi, tested positive for the virus yesterday.