Italian tourist test positive for coronavirus in Rajasthan, samples sent to Pune for confirmation

JAIPUR: An Italian tourist tested positive on Monday and his blood samples are being sent to Pune for confirmation.

The first sample collected on Saturday was negative but his condition deteriorated, the Rajasthan health minister told reporters here.

The minister said a second sample was collected and tested positive for the virus, according to the report received Monday.

Since there is a variation in the test reports, samples were sent to NIV-Pune for analysis, he said.