A local journalist and his daughter, who attended the Kamal Nath’s press conference in Bhopal on March 20, tested positive for coronavirus. Many journalists were involved in the Press conference.
It is being learned that his daughter has also tested positive for COVID-19. All the journalists and officials who attended Kamal Nath’s presser will be quarantined to lower the chances of the virus from spreading further. Meanwhile, Kamal Nath has also quarantined himself.
India is currently under a 21-day countrywide lockdown to prevent the spread of the new virus, named Sars-CoV-2.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and health experts have warned that the country faces a tidal wave of infections if tough steps aren’t taken. The lockdown announcement came on Tuesday evening, just hours before it was to take effect.
For the uninitiated, Over 18,000 people have died worldwide, including over 6,000 in Italy alone.