Berhampur: March 16 (LocalWire) A 27-year old man from the Baliguda area, who was admitted at the district headquarters hospital, Phulbani for suspected Covid-19 infection fled from the hospital on Monday.
Kandhamal chief district medical officer Rajashree Patnaik however said, he had no symptoms of the novel coronavirus infection.
Since he came from the Corona hit Kerala, about 13 days ago and suffering from a cold, he had been kept under observation for two weeks.
His quarantine period will come to end on Tuesday, she said.
Besides him, the other two persons, including a woman, were kept in the isolation ward as the duo had also returned from Kerala.
‘The conditions of them are stated to be good’, she added.
Meanwhile, the Gajapati district administration has identified 11 persons who came from foreign countries in the last 11 days and stay quarantined at their homes.
These persons had travelled USA, Malaysia, Dubai, and Abudhabi.
Gajapati collector Anupam Shah said they have been kept under observation as per the direction of the government.
They have been asked to avoid visiting the public gatherings and to strictly follow the home isolation.