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8,010 returnees in quarantine centres in Udupi district: DC


G. Jagadeesha, Deputy Commissioner, said on Saturday that 8,010 natives of Udupi district who had returned from other States were presently staying in quarantine centres in the district.

Addressing presspersons here, Mr. Jagadeesha said that of the 8,010 persons, 7,226 had returned from Maharashtra alone. So far, the throat swabs of 3,617 persons had been taken and sent for testing for COVID-19. The reports of 1,208 persons had been received, while the reports of 2,409 persons were pending.

Since the testing labs were facing heavy pressure with every passing day, the throat swabs were ...


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