A six-year-old girl and her mother who arrived in Madurai from China via Sri Lanka have been tested positive for COVID-19. Both were isolated by authorities. According to the Madurai District Collector, their COVID-19 samples have been sent to the lab for further testing.
Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases in China and other foreign nations, the Indian government has started taking precautionary methods to avoid any emergency situation in the country. On Tuesday, COVID-hospitals across India carried out mock drills to check the preparedness of the hospitals, in terms of equipment, procedure, and manpower.
The mock drill accessed the availability of beds manpower, referral resources, testing capacity and other medical facilities during emergency. As per the PTI, real-time data on the availability of beds, oxygen cylinders, and ventilators will be available for the public on a Delhi government portal from Tuesday.