Kolkata's AMRI Hospital staff, who treated now-deceased COVID-19 patient, home quarantined
Kolkata: Doctors and other medical staff of the AMRI Hospital, who were looking after the 57-year-old COVID-19 patient who died of the disease on March 23, have been home quarantined.
India on March 23 reported its eighth death due to the coronavirus after the 57-year-old patient died in West Bengal. Samples of seven people have tested positive for coronavirus till now while one person has died of the disease, according to the state health department. Kolkata and several areas across West Bengal have been put under lockdown on March 23 till March 27 in view of the coronavirus outbreak.
According to the data compiled by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the total number of infection-related death toll in the country rose to nine on March 24, while the total number of active cases reached 482.