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Chikkaballapur: 31 wards sealed after 3 philanthropists test positive for Covid-19

Team Udayavani, Apr 18, 2020, 8:38 AM IST

Chikkaballapur: The district administration sealed off 31 wards in the Chikkaballapur after three persons who had gone door to door distributing rations to needy people tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, Apri l 17.

Reportedly, three men who were tested positive for Conid-19 possibly contracted the contagion through contact with a person who tested positive after returning from Saudi Arabia.

One of the three was a local leader who took up philanthropic work when the coronavirus lockdown was announced and was working with the small vendors and daily wage workers, organizing food and ration kits for them, therefore the district administration sealed off 31 wards in the town.

After issuing orders to seal off the 31 wards, Chikkaballapur deputy commissioner G Latha warned people not to come out of their houses until further orders.

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