28 contacts of P-419 have tested positive so far in Bengaluru



Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Bengaluru as multiple contacts of P 419 are now testing positive. Till Saturday’s evening bulletin, 28 contacts of P 419 have tested positive. Officials said the report for several other contacts of this patient are yet to come.

Sources also said that the P 419 case is turning out to be a challenge for Bengaluru officials just like the case of P 52 for Nanjangud.

In both cases, the health officials are not able to trace the origin of the infection. Similarly, a number of primary and secondary contacts of both the Nanjangud and Hongasandra are testing positive.

Meanwhile, Revenue Minister R Ashoka said that stern measures are being taken in the Hongasandra containment zone.

He said that in other containment zones, a few stores were permitted to open but in Hongasandra, it will be a complete seal down with health officials conducting door-to-door screening to check if anyone is experiencing Influenza Like Illness (ILI).

Meanwhile, three contacts of another SARI case (P 465) have tested positive on Saturday.

Source: Bangalore Mirror

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