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TN Expert Panel Member Tests Negative For COVID-19


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Chennai, Jun 24 (PTI) A member of the Tamil Nadu

government's expert committee on COVID-19 who had gone on a

self-quarantine following "high risk exposure" said on

Wednesday that her husband has been cured of the virus while

she has tested negative for the pathogen.

Taking to Twitter, Prabhdeep Kaur said she has also

compeleted a 14-day quarantine.

"Such a relief that my husband recovered from #COVID19,

I was negative and completed 14 days home quarantine; thanks

to all who supported us in this tough phase specially

supportive staff of @DoHFWTN (TN Health dept)," she said in

the tweet.

"...may god give strength to all families going through

this crisis," she added.

Kaur, a medical doctor and epidemiologist is a scientist

with ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology here and she is a

member of the 19-member panel set by the state government.

The committee was set up by the government to advise it

on handling the pandemic.

She had earlier confined herself to home quarantine due to

he "high risk exposure." PTI SA




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