Did North Chennai woman contract COVID-19 from son who returned from Kerala?
| Tuesday | 31st March, 2020
OMJASVIN M D ByExpress News ServiceCHENNAI: After a 50-year-old woman tested positive for COVID-19 in Chennai’s Broadway area on Monday, the City Corporation believes that she may have contracted it from a family member, who returned from Kerala recently.
Corporation health officials said her 32-year-old son on March 21 returned from Kerala and her 61-year-old husband, an imam with a nearby Mosque are under observation in RGGGH.
“Contact tracing has led corporation officials to wonder if she contracted it from her son who recently returned from Kerala,’’ said the official.
“This is the first case inside the north Chennai area.
We have named this place the ‘Central Sector’ and houses up to Mint will be screened thoroughly,’’ officials added.
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