UC News

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Dombivli resident who tested positive breaks out of quarantine to attend wedding

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Dombivli resident who tested positive breaks out of quarantine to attend wedding
Thane: A Dombivli resident, who returned from Turkey on March 9, tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday. The Kalyan-Dombivli area is in a state of panic after six people from here have tested positive so far.

Officials from the Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) health department have surveyed 3,000 residents in Dombivli so far, all living within a 3-kilometre radius from the overseas traveller's house.

They have appealed to the public to immediately notify them of any person exhibiting symptoms.The traveller had returned to India from Turkey via Bahrain, to India on March 9 and was subjected to screening at the Mumbai international airport. He was asked to be in home quarantine for the next 14 days. However, in flagrant violation, he reportedly attended a wedding ceremony, where nearly 200-300 people had gathered.

Shortly thereafter, he complained of fever, cold cough, and breathlessness. He went to a private clinic for treatment but when his condition failed to improve, he went to the KDMC hospital, from where he was shifted to Kasturba Hospital. On March 25, he tested positive for coronavirus. KDMC health officials have appealed to all those who attended the wedding ceremony on March 19 to immediately alert authorities if they show any symptoms of CoVID-19.

READ SOURCE
Open UCNews to Read More Articles

HOT COMMENTS

AB20191

This is the reason; govt should do compulsory quarantine for all foreign return persons in govt facilities under strict supervision. If these people are sent home; they do not have symptoms; they think they are fine and go out.

4 Days ago

5
Tonu

Kill this type of people

4 Days ago

4
Faffy

Didnt he know d meaning of home quarrantine...? Idiot brainless pighead moron..

4 Days ago

4
Read More Comments