Chennai, April 12 (IANS) People who have consulted doctor Kumarappan at Malar Hospital in Tamil Nadu’s Nagapattinam are requested to self-report to the health authorities as he is a Covid-19 patient, officials said on Sunday.
“We have made an appeal to the public to self-report if they had any medical consultation with Kumarappan, a Covid-19 patient,” District Collector Praveen P Nair told IANS.
He said the doctor himself had self-reported after he suspected that he was infected with Coronavirus.
A total of 24 persons have been found infected with Coronavirus in Nagapattinam district.
According to Nair, the containment zone has been strictly implemented in the district and about 50,000 people surveyed.
In Tamil Nadu, eight doctors have been infected with coronavirus.