Chikkamagaluru: Ambulance-borne construction workers from Mangaluru quarantined

Daijiworld Media Network - Chikkamagaluru (SP)

Chikkamagaluru, Apr 9: An ambulance in which 20 construction workers were being transported from Mangaluru to Davanagere was intercepted by Chikkamagaluru district police. All the 22 persons including the driver and cleaner of the ambulance were sent to the quarantine facility.

Police personnel from Balehonnur station who intercepted the ambulance at Balehonnur check post registered a case and sent the inmate of the vehicle to quarantine. When the people were quarantined and being counted, driver of the ambulance Basappa escaped and hid in a nearby forest. The people of health, police and revenue departments went in search of him and convinced him to return.

Medical officer Veeraprasad and other doctors checked the health of newly quarantined people.






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  • V Hegde, Derebail Mangalore

    Fri, Apr 10 2020

    It is in our DNA not to follow law and try to cheat the system. Only hope none of the passenger or the crew turn out positive for Covid19.

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