Udaipur Collector, Anandhi, in her message to Udaipur on 3rd April, has asked the citizen not to panic.
She informed that 18 people from the family of the 15-year-old infected boy were tested for coronavirus. Out of them, 3 were found positive. One of the positive patients is a nurse in the swine flu ward of the MB Hospital. After which, samples of all those who came in direct contact with the nurse have also been collected. The reports will be out in due course.
In the last couple of days, a total of 40 samples were tested and none were found to be positive.
The administration has imposed curfew in the nearby area of the residence of the infected 15-year-old boy on the evening of 2nd April. The decision was made immediately after the report of the boy was confirmed to be positive.
Udaipur SP Kailash Chand Bishnoi said that imposing curfew was essential to ensure the safety of others. He has requested the people to respect the decision of the administration and adhere to the rules and regulations set up around the lockdown.
Besides, the Udaipur Administration is taking the necessary steps to distribute essential items to the families after the imposition of curfew in the Ambamata and the nearby areas.
Milk and vegetables will be distributed on a regular basis and groceries will be distributed every alternate day. Administrations is assuring that all the items will reach the area before 9AM every morning.