3 Dubai returnees among 16 others tested positive for Coronavirus in Bhatkal

Source: S.O. News Service | By Sajjad Quazi | Published on 4th July 2020, 7:42 PM | Coastal News |

Bhatkal: Of the 16 people who tested positive for novel Coronavirus in Bhatkal on Saturday, three are Dubai returnees, eight from Vijayawada, and four from Uttar Pradesh.

Sources said that the three people who returned from Dubai, whose reports came as positive today, were in the home quarantine, and their samples were sent for testing for the second time. Although after completing the Institutional quarantine, their samples were earlier tested, which were received as negative. But during the second test, their reports came as positive. The infected Dubai returnees include a 33-year-old man, a 22-year-old girl and a 42-year-old man. It may be recalled that on July 2, out of the 11 positive cases in Bhatkal, nine of them were Dubai returnees. 

Among those whose reports came as positive today, seven members are from the same family who returned from Vijayawada, which includes an eight-year-old girl, two-year-old girl, 28-year-old man, 15-year-old boy, 13-year-old girl, 4-year-old boy and 2-year-old boy. Similarly, the report of a 36-year-old woman returning from Vijayawada is also reported as Corona positive. Four people aging 47, 18, 22, and 35 years old, who returned from Uttar Pradesh have also tested positive today in Bhatkal.

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