103 test positive for Covid-19 in Bengaluru apartment after a party

103 people from an apartment in Bommanahalli in Bengaluru (India) tested positive for Covid-19 after a recent party in the complex.

According to media reports, a party was held at the SNN Lake View apartment on February 4 and it was attended by most of the apartment residents.

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner N Manjunath Prasad confirmed to the media that 103 people out of 1,052 residents of the apartment tested positive. “We have tested 1,052 residents of the apartment; one person is admitted in the hospital and others are in quarantine. The BBMP had put in place various measures, including isolating and quarantining those who had tested positive and we have intensified contact tracing,” Prasad said.



The BBMP has also sent samples to the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences(NIMHANS) to find the variant of the virus. “The Samples have been collected and sent for genome sequencing to the NIMHANS laboratory to ascertain the virus variant,” he said, while adding that 96 people who have tested positive are above the age of 60.



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103 test positive for Covid-19 in Bengaluru apartment after a party - Indian Express

103 residents of Bengaluru apartment test COVID-19 positive after party held in complex (MoneyControl) The Bengaluru civic body has informed that they have tested 1,052 residents of the apartment; one person is in hospital and others are in quarantine.

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