Udupi, May 24, 2020: A 17-year-old girl being treated for blood cancer at KMC Manipal has tested negative on Saturday for Covid-19 after testing positive earlier.
As a precautionary measure, the swab samples of the girl, while being admitted to the hospital, was sent to the laboratory at Wenlock Hospital in Mangaluru for testing.
According to the results made public a few days ago, the girl had tested positive for Covid 19. The swab samples were sent again to KMC lab twice for testing. Both the samples tested negative.
Udupi Deputy Commissioner G Jagadeesha said that the issue was serious and the swab sample would be sent to the state laboratory.