Coronavirus: Karnataka sounds high alert in its districts bordering Kerala
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Coronavirus: Karnataka sounds high alert in its districts bordering Kerala

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Bengaluru, Feb 3 : The Karnataka government has sounded a high alert in its districts bordering Kerala after the third case of Coronavirus case reported in the neighbouring state.

District administrations in Kodagu, Mangaluru, Chamarajanagar and Mysuru, that share boundary with Kerala, have been put on high alert over the movement of people with suspected cases. In a statement released here on Monday, the Health and Family Welfare Department said that these districts have been directed to immediately report to the State Surveillance Unit (SSU) if they come across any suspected cases of people infected with Coronavirus.

At present about 51 people who returned from Coronavirus-affected regions have been identified and 46 are under home isolation across Karnataka. So far, 44 samples have been sent to the National Institute of Virology, Pune for analysis and out of which 29 samples have revealed negative. (UNI)

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