Kozhikode native who committed suicide tests positive in second COVID-19 test
Kozhikode: The second test result of the man, who hanged inside his house at Vellayil here turned positive for COVID-19. The virology institute in Alappuzha issued the test result on Tuesday.
As the first test result declared him positive for the virus infection, 7 police officials including the Circle Inspector at Vellayil police station were quarantined. These cops had carried out the inquest of the body.
The district authority has prepared the list of 92 people who attended his funeral and came into contact with his relatives.
The officials directed the people named in the list to remain in quarantine.
The area, ward 66 of Kozhikode corporation has been declared a containment zone by the district administration.