Escaped Covid positive woman in B’luru traced, quarantined

Bengaluru, Aug 10 : An escaped 43-year-old Covid positive woman under treatment at a city hospital has been traced and put in home quarantine, said an official on Monday.

"The woman has been traced and put in quarantine," senior police officer Srinivas Murthy told IANS.

The woman escaped from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) on Friday evening and was traced by Saturday.

"She was traced at her home and is now under home quarantine," said the official.

The woman's home is located in Dodda Basti.

She was admitted in the hospital for Covid treatment on July 25 after testing positive for the virus and was being treated in the Covid ward in KIMS B Block.

After she slipped out on Friday, the hospital authorities lodged a missing complaint with the police.



Source: IANS