Kasargode (Kerala), April 29 (IANS) Kasargode district collector Sajith Babu on Wednesday night went into quarantine after a TV channel reporter who came into contact with him tested positive for coronavirus.
The result of the reporter came in the evening and soon Babu decided to go into quarantine. His sample has been sent for testing.
Along with Babu, his close aides also have gone on quarantine.
The district health authorities have asked all TV channel media professionals who might have come in contact with the reporter who turned positive, to go into isolation.
Kasargode at one point of time had the maximum number of Covid-19 positive cases and from that it was brought down considerably with a triple lockdown being strongly enforced.
Kasargode continues to be in the red zone with 12 positive cases and 1,930 people in observation at homes and in hospitals.