Monday, March 23, 2020

Girl at Bhopal airport showing Covid-19 symptoms quarantined, 6 other passengers isolated

Bhopal: A 19-year-old girl, who landed in Bhopal on Sunday, has been quarantined after she showed symptoms of novel coronavirus or Covid-19. Six other passengers who were in proximity to her have been isolated

The Delhi-Bhopal-Pune Air India flight, on which the suspected patient travelled, was sanitized before resuming its onward journey to Pune.

Sources said that the girl had high body temperature, was coughing and showing signs of breathlessness while being screened at the Raja Bhoj Airport on Sunday morning. The girl arrived at the Bhopal airport at 10.15 am.

All passengers were deplaned and the aircraft was sanitized before it flew ahead to Pune.

Meanwhile, out of a total of 53 samples sent for Covid-19 test in Madhya Pradesh, 37 reports have been come out to be negative.

Four cases in Jabalpur were found to be positive while reports of the remaining 12 are awaited.
22/03/20 Rahul Noronha/India Today
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