Kottayam, May 13 : A pregnant woman and mother of two-year-old boy who is under treatment at the Medical College Hospital here turned positive for coronavirus on Wednesday. At present the woman is along with her son, who is being treated at the hospital.
The mother and child, natives of Uzhavoor here, had returned from Kuwait on May 9 and was in home quarantine. Samples of the duo were collected the same day. Though the child turned positive for COVID-19, the test of the woman's sample was incomplete. Hence her sample was collected again and was sent for a re-test. As many as 19 other persons from the district had travelled along with them on board a flight from Kuwait. Nine were sent to institutional quarantine centres while the remaining 12, including the child and the mother, were allowed to remain in home quarantine. (UNI)