28 who travelled with Kalimpong woman traced

North Bengal Medical College and Hospital
The health department has tracked down 28 flyers who had travelled with the Kalimpong woman who died of COVID-19 at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) on Monday. The woman had flown in to Bagdogra in a private airline from Chennai on 19 March. Among the co-passengers, 24 hail from Darjeeling district, including seven residents of the Siliguri Sub Division, while the remaining are from Jalpaiguri and Cooch Behar districts.
A co-passenger of Cooch Behar district, seated near the 44-year-old woman, has been admitted in the isolation ward of the Cooch Behar Medical College. Officials at the Bagdogra airport said they had given to the authorities the list of passengers who travelled with the woman in the flight.
All other passengers have been advised to go for immediate medical check-up and stay in home isolation, health department officials said. “Asymptomatic passengers have been sent in home quarantine,” an official said. Darjeeling district chief medical officer of health Dr Pralay Acharya said the health department had taken necessary steps.


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The health department has tracked down 28 flyers who had travelled with the Kalimpong woman who died of COVID-19 at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH)

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