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NICED official tests positive for coronavirus in Kolkata


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KOLKATA: A top official at the city-based National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED) has tested positive for COVID-19, a health department source said on Tuesday. The official, who had complained of uneasiness on Friday, was asked to undergo home isolation, he said.

"The NICED official was running a temperature and complained of cough and cold. He was advised to undergo home isolation. His test results showed that he has contracted the disease," the source said.

(THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS)