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5 Foreign Nationals In Karnataka Violates Covid Isolation Rules, Allegedly Spit In Lift

Five Vietnamese in Karnataka who were placed under home quarantine was shifted to the government hospital after they were found spitting in building lift


Amid rising cases of coronavirus in India, five Vietnamese working in a private company in Karnataka's Kuloor who was placed under home quarantine were shifted to the government Wenlock Hospital due to COVID spread scare. As per sources, they stayed in an apartment in Kodialbail in Mangalore district of Karnataka and were often found violating the quarantine guidelines.

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Sources informed that the scare began when CCTV footage of the society allegedly showed them spitting inside the lift. The society association committee members then informed the Police about the violations. Taking immediate action, Police and the Health workers on Saturday arrived at the location and have shifted the foreigners to the government Wenlock Hospital for further medical examination.

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Meanwhile, 12 more persons tested positive of coronavirus in Karnataka on Friday taking the total toll in the state to 371. While 13 deaths have been reported and 92 people have been discharged.

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