ROHTAK, March 24 -- A 30-year-old Panipat-based woman tested positive for novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) here on Monday.

Confirming the diagnosis, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) vice-chancellor OP Kalra said, "The woman, who works as a housemaid, contracted the infection in Panipat from a 21-year-old student, who had returned from England on March 15 and had tested positive for the deadly infection on March 18."

A doctor, pleading anonymity, said, the woman whose marital home is in Naultha village came to her parental house in Rohtak with her children on train three days ago: "She came to PGIMS after she realised she was exhibiting symptoms typical of Co...