Employees in Karnataka are additionally frantically making an attempt to get to their hometowns
MANDYA: With many migrants coming into Mandya and Hassan districts from Maharashtra, there’s rising concern about group transmission.
Mandya district recorded eight recent Covid-19 circumstances on Wednesday taking the tally to 168. Neighbouring Hassan reported 21 circumstances, majority from Mumbai.
The Hassan administration is making an attempt to trace migrant employees who might have sneaked into the district. Many worry that unaccounted-for migrants haven’t reported for necessary quarantine.
“Until Wednesday, 1,500 migrants from Maharastra arrived in Mandya and throat swab check outcomes of 900 had been acquired. We’re sending each migrant from Maharastra into necessary quarantine,” mentioned an officer.
Virtually 80 per cent of 168 constructive circumstances are Maharashtra migrants. The truth that nearly all migrants are testing constructive and plenty of stay untraceable is worrying. “We worry group transmission might already be below approach in KR Pete and Nagamangala taluks by way of migrants. We might should seal each these taluks quickly if there’s a serious outbreak,” mentioned a senior officer who spoke on situation of anonymity.
In the meantime, of the 21 circumstances reported in Hassan district, 16 are from Channarayapatna taluk, two from Holenarsipur and three from Hassan. Most returned on Could 14. Round 60 check outcomes are awaited. Round 15 co-passengers of the Channarayapatna circumstances travelled to KR Pet. A part of Channarayapatna taluk shares a border with KR Pet and Nagamangala taluk of Mandya.
In Hassan metropolis, on Could 17, a 42-year-old each day wage employee who got here from Chennai has ben house quarantined. He and his spouse each examined constructive. Well being officers are checking whether or not the couple moved round within the metropolis over the previous two days, mentioned DHO Dr Sathish.
In one other case, a 36-year-old man got here from Andheri, Maharashtra to Hassan on Could 16. He reached Vijayapura on a bike the place he was quarantined in a college for a day. His brother from Hassan went in a automobile to carry him. On reaching Hassan, his brother fled after leaving him brother close to a quarantine centre. Now, well being authorities have quarantined the migrant and his major contacts. Belur well being authorities are busy tracing major and secondary contacts of a health care provider from Mudigere, Chikkamagaluru. As Belur taluk is adjoining to Mudigere, some folks from Belur villages had gone to the the physician who works on the major well being centre.
“A household from Tamil Nadu works on a plantation in Chunganahalli, Belur taluk, went to the physician just a few days in the past to get a well being certificates to go house. All 13 family members have now been quarantined,” mentioned DC R Girish.