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Kerala COVID-19 : Tamil Nadu native escapes hospital quarantine

Friday, April 3, 2020 • Malayalam Comments

Kerala COVID-19 : Tamil Nadu native escapes quarantine

A Tamil Nadu native who was quarantined at a hospital in Kollam, Kerala has reportedly escaped. Upon discovering that the man was missing, a group of locals and policemen joined to track him down. However, it is not clear whether he had symptoms of the virus. There is not much information available about the escapee. In a similar fashion, earlier too, there have been incidents of quarantined people escaping from many parts of the state. They were later brought back to hospitals by the Police.

Meanwhile, Kerala reported 21 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday. With this, the total number of positive cases in Kerala rose to 286 including the two dead and 28 recovered cases. Among the 21 new cases, 2 had taken part in the Tablighi Jamaat religious congregation in Delhi.

Of the total, 8 are from Kasaragod district, 5 from Idukki, 2 from Kollam and one each from Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kannur and Kozhikode districts. As many as 1,65,934 people are under observation in the state. Among them, 1,65,291 are under isolation at homes while 643 are admitted to hospitals across the state.

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