The Karnataka Family Health and Welfare Department have placed 4 people under observation for the coronavirus infection, which has killed over 130 people as of now.
BT Prakash Kumar, the Joint Secretary of the Family Health and Welfare Department Communicable Diseases said, “We are observing four people and have quarantined 11 people till January 28 for Coronavirus.”
From January 20 to January 28, 2020, a total of 3,275 passengers underwent thermal screening at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore.
On Tuesday (January 28, 2020) 224 passengers were screened at the airport.
Secretary Kumar said no one of the passengers tested positive for the coronavirus at the Kempegowda International Airport.
Out of the 3,275 passengers that were screened at the international airport, only 3 of them visited the Wuhan district in China.
Wuhan is where the coronavirus started.
No coronavirus case has been confirmed yet in India by the government.
As of now, 6 people have been quarantined inside their residences.
A total of 400 people are being watched by the Indian government right now.
1 patient was discharged from the hospital after they tested negative for the deadly coronavirus.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan urged passengers who have a travel history to China since January 1, 2020, to report to the nearest hospital if they get cough, fever, or distress.
Since the outbreak, which happened on December 31, 2019, airports all over the world have been on high alert, especially towards people who are traveling from countries with confirmed coronavirus cases.