Mangaluru shocker: 10-month-old baby tested positive for COVID-19

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Mangaluru shocker: 10-month-old baby tested positive for COVID-19

Mangaluru shocker: 10-month-old baby tested positive for COVID-19

Sc BH   ¦    Mar 27, 2020 03:06:16 PM (IST)

Mangaluru shocker: 10-month-old baby tested positive for COVID-19-1Mangaluru: In a shocking incident, a 10-month-old baby has been tested positive for Corona Virus in Dakshina Kannada district.

The child's family hails from Sajipanadu of Bantwal taluk in Dakshina Kannada district and they all had recently travelled to Kerala, said sources.
 
The child was brought to a private hospital on March 23 owing to respiratory issues and fever.
 
On March 24, the throat-swab sample of the child was sent for test and the reports that came on March 26 confirmed the child to be positive for COVID-19.
 
While the close family members of the child are under observtaion, contact tracing has been going on.
 
All the families of Sajipanadu have been put under quarantine, stated a press release from District Health and Family Welfare officer. No body can travel into or out of the village.