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Coronavirus threat: Entire floor of luxury hotel in Guwahati evacuated

The second floor of Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati was evacuated on March 6 as the US man who tested positive for Coronavirus in Bhutan had stayed in the hotel.

According to reports, the 76-year-old American tourist had travelled to Bhutan via Guwahati and had stayed in the hotel in Guwahati on March 1.

Further, 23 staff of the hotel who came in contact with the tourist were kept under special observation.

Earlier, the US national flew to Jorhat on February 22 in an Indigo flight and checked into MV Mahabahu for a seven-day cruise which took them to Majuli as well as Kaziranga on his way to Guwahati. Later he travelled to Paro where he was tested positive of Coronavirus.

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