Krishnanagar, May 18: Two homemaker from Nadia’s Chakdaha and Santipur were tested Covid positive increasing the number of active patient in the district to 16. This excludes the Covid positivbe persons from the district who were infected while staying outside owing to their professional obligations.
Both the women were sent to SNR Carnival Covid hospital in Kalyani late in the afternoon, while their family members sent to quarantine.
Sources in the district administration said that, the 36 years homemaker from 3 No. KBM area of Chakdah town got infected from her husband, who returned home recently from Belgharia. Local sources said that the man was, however, compelled to leave home and took shelter at his in law’s residence in Uttar Lalpur area of the town. He was, however, tested Covid negative. The district administration has sealed the adjacent areas of his residence and his inlaw’s house where he was quarantined.
The other positive patient from Santipur, apparently got infected while staying at night shelter of patients’ relatives located at the premises of the SSKM hospital in Kolkata. Family sources said, the women had apprently spent at least two nights there early this month when one of her relatives was undergoing treatment at the hospital.