Tracing difficult as passengers give false information | Hyderabad News


Hyderabad: Authorities breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after locating an Omicron-positive person from an African country at a private guesthouse in Banjara Hills. Officials filed a complaint with the Banjara Hills Police Station after providing an incorrect phone number and address after submitting his sample for testing and disappeared.
Authorities are now tracing his contacts and have asked staff at the guesthouse to self-isolate. Since cases of Omicron have been discovered in high-risk and high-risk countries, authorities fear that some people may go missing (especially in high-risk countries).
According to sources, a man, who tested positive for Omicron on Thursday, amazed officials when he told them he knew he was positive before boarding the plane and that they didn’t. ‘discovered that later. “However, he contacted a local company hospital and isolated himself, taking the doctor’s recommendations online,” the source said.
Another woman, who tested positive for Omicron, claimed she had not met anyone. With the exception of the person discovered by police on Friday, authorities have identified 21 early contacts in the seven Omicron cases. The results of these, as well as the more than 500 samples collected in the Paramount colony, are still awaited.
Officials are concerned as Somalia’s first case required at least a dozen staff – including doctors from private hospitals – to be placed in home isolation when it was revealed he had visited a few. establishments. Some immigration workers at the airport have also been asked to go into home isolation. “There could be at least 200 secondary contacts for him, which will be difficult to trace,” an official said.

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