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Noida firm employee tests positive for COVID-19: CMO

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A Delhi resident working in Uttar Pradesh's Noida has tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Chief Medical Officer said on Friday.

Gautam Buddha Nagar CMO Anurag Bhargav told IANS, "Yes an employee of the Noida firm has tested positive for COVID-19."

He said the person has been sent for quarantine and all the employees of the company has also been put under isolation. A total of 707 people worked in that Noida company.

India witnessed its first coronavirus death in Karnataka, state Health Minister B. Sriramulu on Thursday confirmed that a 76-year-old man from Kalaburgi in the state's northern region died of Covid-19.

The Union Health Ministry on Friday confirmed 75 coronavirus cases till 10 a.m. on its official website. With the Delhi resident now testing positive for the COVID-19, total number of people affected with the coronavirus has now gone up by one more. IANS

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