Woman who came from Mumbai via Mangaluru to Madikeri tests positive


Daijiworld Media Network – Madikeri (EP)

Madikeri, May 18: A 45-year-old woman who arrived in Madikeri from Mumbai has tested positive for coronavirus, said deputy commissioner (DC) Annies Kanmani Joy.

Speaking in a press conference held in the DC’s office here on Monday May 18, she said that the woman is patient No. 1224 who was employed as home nurse in Mumbai. “She travelled in a private taxi from Mumbai to Mangaluru and Udupi on May 14. She is a resident of Madikeri,” she said.


DC Annies Kanmani Joy (centre) addressing press meet

“She visited a police station in Mangaluru and requested the police personnel to arrange a vehicle for her to go to Madikeri. The personnel sent her in taxi till Sampaje. She reached Sampaje check post on May 16 at 9 pm. She was brought to district Covid hospital in ambulance after thermo screening at Sampaje check post,” explained the DC.

“Dakshina Kannada DC has been informed about the taxi in which the woman travelled from Mangaluru to Sampaje. The woman did not have direct contact anywhere else. Therefore, there is no containment zone in the district. There is no need for people to be afraid,” he said.

 

 

 

  

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  • Lawrence Lobo, Mangalore

    Mon, May 18 2020

    Jossy, what's happening in Amchi Mumbai. Lots of positive cases.

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  • Rahul, Mangalore

    Mon, May 18 2020

    Nobody knows when covid19 will exits.
    We have to treat it as of our part of life.
    If our coastal administrations will give Z security to Covid19 means nobody can comeout from the house.
    For higher class people its ok.
    But middle & lower class people its difficult to work under such restrictions.
    Maybe our coastal administrations wanna keep green zone tags.

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  • GURKA, MANGALURU

    Mon, May 18 2020

    Mumbai is first of all there is no space to live forget the social distancing ! please distance them whoever comes from specifically from MUMBAI !! There is no meaning of distancing which is very unfortunate and people cant help it !! better stop them from the boarder itself otherwise ask them to stay wherever they are until the remedy find out !!

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