Tamil Nadu: Panic on bus after couple gets coronavirus positive result onboard, co-passengers flee

Tamil Nadu: Panic on bus after couple gets coronavirus positive result onboard, co-passengers flee

Panic-stricken passengers onboard a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) bus deboarded the vehicle and fled after a couple, traveling with them, was informed that they had tested positive for coronavirus.

The couple was informed about their coronavirus results by the state health department.

The couple had boarded the bus in Cuddalore district to travel to Neyveli town in Tamil Nadu a day after undergoing the coronavirus test.

As the couple was informed that they had tested positive for coronavirus, panic gripped the other passengers. They deboarded the bus and fled.

The matter was immediately informed to the bus conductor. The bus was stopped half-way and the coronavirus positive couple was taken to a hospital in an ambulance by the health department.

The entire bus was later disinfected by the district administration.