Coronavirus: 10,000 people in Bengaluru stamped in 2 days

Bengaluru, March 24, 2020-

City civic body, police and health officials stamped about 10,000 people on home quarantine in Bengaluru in the last two days, amid rising Coronavirus positive cases, a top official said on Tuesday.

“BBMP and Bengaluru police completed stamping of 10,000 people on home quarantine by deploying 600 teams in the last two days,” tweeted the civic body commissioner B.H. Anil Kumar.

Kumar said 500 teams of officials will stamp another 10,000 people on Tuesday, led by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) special commissioner Ravi Kumar Surpur and deputy commissioner of police Isha Pant.

BBMP commissioner advised people to avoid visitors at home in the event of quarantine.

According to Kumar, another man tested positive for Coronavirus in the city.

“A Singasandra resident who tested positive was shifted in an ambulance to an isolation hospital on Tuesday morning,” he tweeted.

He said the civic body’s Bommanahalli officers immediately started cleaning the area and door to door surveillance to contain the spread of infection.  (Agency)

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