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COVID-19 test for frontline govt employees in Karnataka


Team Udayavani, Apr 30, 2020, 8:51 AM IST

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Wednesday decided to conduct COVID-19 testing for frontline government employees besides bracing for the return of those from the state stranded abroad, as 12 new cases including one death were reported, taking the death toll to 21.

“Already media persons and frontline police personnel are undergoing COVID-19 tests, today”s new circular is for frontline government employees,” Minister S Suresh Kumar, who is spokesperson for COVID-19 in Karnataka, told reporters.

Stating that officers and staff of other departments, who have been working hand-in-hand with the health department might be at a risk of exposure to coronavirus infection, he said it has been decided to go for one time linear screening of all those frontline officers and workers of Benagaluru city to begin with.

In Bengaluru, the tests will be conducted at the KCG Hospital.

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