April 25 Up to 20 patients with Coronavirus have escaped from a nursing center in Maharashtra, India. The local police have opened an investigation.
The incident took place in the Yawatmal district of Maharashtra state, the Hindu newspaper reported Wednesday. On the 23rd, local organizations conducted a Coronavirus nucleic acid test, and 19 villagers who tested positive were sent to a nursing center, health official Plum said.
But at around 8 a.m. on April 24, the 19 Coronavirus infected people, plus another Coronavirus inpatient, escaped from the facility. At present, the police have opened a case and are making every effort to trace the whereabouts of these patients.
In response, officials expressed concern that “if this happens again, more people will be infected with the new coronavirus.” “It is understood that a local committee will be set up to investigate the matter.