After Bhatkal, Coronavirus enters other talukas in Uttara Kannada district; 4 tested positive on Tuesday

Source: S.O. News Service | By Sajjad Quazi | Published on 19th May 2020, 4:26 PM | Coastal News |

Bhatkal: After 41 cases of Coronavirus reported alone in Bhatkal in Uttara Kannada district, with relentless efforts and tough measures from the district and taluka administration, Corona cases in Bhatkal have come under control and it is believed that the chances of further growth in the cases are less. But as soon as the lockdown was waived, people from different parts of the district trapped in Maharashtra and Gujarat have started returning back to their respective villages, unfortunately, at the same time the cases of people infected by Corona from Maharashtra and Gujarat coming to different parts in the district are increasing.

It is said that thousands of people from Uttara Kannada district are employed and having self businesses in various cities of Maharashtra including Mumbai. Hundreds of Uttara Kannada citizens were stranded in different cities of the country due to the Corona lockdown. After the lockdown norms were eased, they reportedly started entering the district. The district administration has also made the best arrangements to quarantine those entering the district from other states and send their samples for testing to curb the spread of Corona.

A 16-year-old girl in Yellapur tested Corona positive: It has been reported that a 16 years old girl from Yellapur in the district has tested positive for Coronavirus. The girl had returned to her village from Maharashtra on May 14 with her mother, father and a sister. Upon arrival, they were quarantined at the Morarji Desai Residential School and their samples were sent for testing the next day, May 15, in which a girl's report came out to be positive.

Lorry driver's report tested positive in Dandeli: According to the information received from Dandeli, a 24-year-old lorry driver's report has come to be as Corona positive, who had reached Dandeli on his truck from Gujarat.

Report of a woman in Honnavar tested positive: The report of a woman from Maharashtra who reached Malkod in Honnavar has also been tested positive. However, it is learned that as soon as she returned from Maharashtra, she was quarantined at Prabhat Nagar hostel in Honnavar, and her samples were sent for testing. Today, her report has been confirmed to be Corona positive.

Corona positive case reported in Joida: It has also been reported from Joida that a woman has also tested positive for Coronavirus here, it is said that this woman came to Joida from Madurai in Tamil Nadu. However, it is not known with whom the 31-year-old woman came and who else was in contact with her.

It is estimated that more than 5,000 people from Maharashtra and other states have been placed in government quarantine facility centres in different parts of Uttara Kannada district.

With this, the number of Coronavirus cases in Uttara Kannada district has now surged to 52, with 41 active cases and 11 recoveries.

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