In Karnataka’s Bengaluru, many Covid-19 positive patients have gone missing. R Ashok, Vice-Chairman of Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority and state minister said authorities are attempting to trace the missing patients with the help of cops.
Minister Ashok requested the individuals not to switch off their mobile switches if they have tested positive. He stated that around 2,000-3,000 people have turned off their phones and left their homes while the police are tracing them. It takes over ten days to track the patients, he added.
The minister stated that the government provided free medications for those in home isolation and assured that around 90 percent of patients recover if they follow the procedure.
Karnataka, on Wednesday, had reported the highest spike in Covid-19 cases, with nearly 40,000 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. About 29,000 cases were registered in the capital city of Bengaluru alone. A total of 229 fatalities have been reported in the state in the last 24 hours.