Two coronavirus suspects flee from quarantine facility in Jammu and Kashmir




Two  suspected patients who were quarantined in the Government Medical College and Hospital Jammu, have reportedly fled from the hospital last night putting the lives of thousands of others at risk.

According to a report on Wednesday the authorities had said that two people with a travel history to Italy and South Korea were quarantined after they displayed symptoms of coronavirus. They were quarantined at the facility set up at the Government Medical College and Hospital Jammu.

However, both the suspected patients managed to flee from the quarantine facility even before their test results turned in.

“Both the suspected patients managed to flee from the quarantine facility in the hospital last night”, a source in the hospital told Republic World.

However, the authorities in the Government Medical College Hospital have said that the patients returned to their homes after the authorities collected their blood samples.

“Their blood samples were collected and they were told to stay in the isolation ward, but as their blood report was yet to turn in, they left for their homes to stay with their families”, a senior doctor at the hospital told Republic World.

The Jammu and Kashmir Administration had last night claimed that 2 passengers with travel history to Italy/South Korea identified; symptomatic passenger shifted to GMC Jammu for quarantine & sample testing: asymptomatic passenger instructed for home quarantine as per protocol.

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