Coronavirus Outbreak: Woman dies; six resident doctors test positive at govt hospital

Updated: Jun 11, 2020, 12:00 IST | PTI | Muzaffarnagar

According to subdivisional magistrate, the woman, a resident of Khatoli, was ill for a long time and had tested positive for COVID-19

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A 42-year-old woman from the district who had tested positive for coronavirus died at a hospital in Meerut, an official said on Thursday.

According to subdivisional magistrate Inderkant Dwivedi, the woman, a resident of Khatoli town here, was ill for a long time and had tested positive for COVID-19. She died at Subharti Medical Hospital in Meerut Wednesday evening.

Meanwhile, a hostel for resident doctors at the Muzaffarnagar Medical College in Begrajpur in the district has been sealed after six of them tested positive for coronavirus and were shifted to a COVID-care hospital, the official said. The remaining over 70 resident doctors have been quarantined in their hostel rooms at the medical college, he said.

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