12 people from Kyrgyzstan in AIIMS for coronavirus test

12 people from Kyrgyzstan in AIIMS for coronavirus test

Agency News

Patna, March 23: Twelve people who have arrived today in a mosque in Kurji under Digha police station from Kyrgyzstan via Delhi were taken to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for test of any infection of Coronavirus.

Police said today that the group is associated with religious discourse and arrived this morning. Their visa and other documents of these people were being examined.The purpose of their visit was also being investigated,police added.

The samples from these people were being sent for investigation and they would be kept in isolation till arrival of their investigation report.

According to police the group had arrived in Delhi in January this year from where they came down to Patna.

The local people spotted the group in the mosque in the morning and informed the administration which swung into action immediately and took them to AIIMS.

Earlier rumour about the death of one of the group members was doing rounds triggering panic among the local people. The police informed that an urn of one of the relatives of a local person was brought from Maharashtra in the morning in the same locality which led to the confusion.

Soon all shops including medicine outlets closed their shops as preventive measures. (UNI)