Jamshedpur, May 19: The second COVID-19 case was reported from Seraikela-Kharsawan when a resident of Chandil tested positive for the virus on Wednesday, May 20. According to DC A Dodde, the person had returned from Pune on his bicycle on May 16 and underwent thermal screening. He was taken to quarantine centre set up at Chandil Polytechnic College. DC confirmed the report which came positive on May 20. With this the total corona case in the district has risen to 2.
The first Covid-19 positive case was reported in Seraikela-Kharsawan in the form of a 23-year-old of Ichagarh block with travel history to Maharashtra who was kept in quarantine and his report was found to be positive from MGM virology department on May 19. The youth was shifted to Tata Main Hospital Covid ward in Jamshedpur on Tuesday late evening. Administration has started contact tracing.