Branch of MTR foods in Bengaluru sealed after employee tested Covid-10 positive

  • | Wednesday | 15th July, 2020

16 of the primary contacts had also tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

The Bommasandra unit branch of MTR Foods Private Limited in Bengaluru has been sealed after an employee was found to have COVID-19 over a week ago.

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Commissioner (BBMP) Anil Kumar confirmed the same and said that the affected employee had 40 primary contacts, all of whom were quarantined after he was found to be infected. District Health Officer Dr. Srinivas told TNM that 16 of the primary contacts had also tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Bengaluru city has 15,599 active coronavirus cases – the highest in Karnataka. A total of 20,969 people have tested positive in the city till Tuesday. So far, 377 have succumbed to COVID-19 and 4,992 have recovered.



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