Covid-19: About 600 people who arrived from abroad are under observation in Karnataka: SP

Source: UNI | Published on 23rd March 2020, 2:15 PM | Coastal News | State News |

Mangaluru: As many as 600 people who arrived from foreign countries are under the surveillance of the district police in the district, as a measure to contain the spread of Covid-19, said Dakshina Kannada Superintendent of Police B M Laxmi Prasad on Monday.

The police personnel are visiting their houses in Dakshina Kannada police jurisdiction. They have been asked to remain quarantined at home for 14 days. ''We have appealed to the local residents to tip the police if they violate the quarantine period,'' he added.

Talking to newsmen here, he said that all the roads in border areas connecting Kerala had been closed, the police have strengthened security in border areas.

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