Udupi, May 02, 2020: Confusion and panic prevailed in Byndoor on Friday following rumours that a man from Byndoor who had recently returned from Belagavi was Covid-19 positive. It was learnt that the information uploaded in the Arogya Sethu Mobile App of the Government had mentioned this person’s medical report as positive leading to all the confusion.
The man in question who was in Belagavi recently had got his throat swab sample test done there and once the report came out negative, he had returned hometown on May 1. However in Arogya Sethu App it was uploaded that he was positive.
As confusion prevailed the person visited the Byndoor Taluk Hospital following which medical officials contacted Belagavi Health Department personnel who clarified that his medical report was negative.
Still, as a precautionary measure, officials have kept this person in the isolation ward of Kundapur Adarsh Hospital. Arrangements are also made to get his throat swab test done again.