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A resident doctor posted at King George Medical University, Lucknow contracted the coronavirus while treating a patient who had returned from Canada.

This doctor is the part of the 15-member crew managing COVID-19 patients.

Fortunately, the other 14 doctors who were in close proximity to this doctor have tested negative for COVID-19. "The other 14 persons have been tested negative," said Dr Sudhir Singh, KGMU PRO.

The doctor, who tested positive, also has not interacted with his family nor has he returned to the hostel since he was working with suspected coronavirus patients.

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