Bantwal, April 04, 2020: A youth from Thumbay in Bantwal taluk has been tested positive for Covid-19, as per the announcement made by the police personnel through loudspeakers in the town on Saturday. The Police have also warned people against stepping out of their homes.
It is said that the youth who had been to Delhi on account of some personal work had returned to Mangaluru by the Nizamuddin train on March 21.
As several people who participated in the Nizamuddin Tablighi Jamaat had contracted Corona, this youth who had come by the Nizamuddin train was isolated and his throat swab sample was sent for lab test. It is now said that the lab test has confirmed that he has contracted Coronavirus.
As per the guidelines the entire Thumbay village has been quarantined.