He was talking to IANS over the telephone and stated that his daughter shouldn’t be inclined to speak to anybody at current.
The pupil who was finding out at a medical faculty in Wuhan metropolis in China and was the primary particular person to check Covid constructive within the nation on January 30, 2020 on her arrival at her hometown Thrissur from Wuhan.
Her father additionally stated that she is pursuing her medical education by attending some teaching courses in Thrissur. The lady is nonetheless uncertain as as to if or when she is going to have the ability to return to Wuhan and her faculty.
Dr Okay.J. Reena, District Medical Officer, Thrissur instructed IANS: “There were a large number of students from Thrissur district and we had a gut feeling that someone from this district would test positive before any other place and it became true but not only for the first time in Kerala but in India.”
The district medical officer additionally stated that the lady pupil from Wuhan had include a sore throat and slight fever and the hospital performed her assessments and the pattern was despatched to National Virology Institute, Pune.
Dr Reena stated, “Every one in the medical fraternity and government including the health minister were regularly in touch with us after the girl tested positive and she had to undergo several tests and she may be the most tested patient. She also had to spend many days in hospital as protocol was different those days.”
There have been three different college students from Thrissur however none examined constructive different than this lady, the physician stated. However her classmate from Alappuzha and one other one who was in the identical flight and from Kasargod examined constructive.
Another last-12 months medical pupil in Wuhan, hailing from Kanhangad in Kasargod district, can also be frightened as he couldn’t get again to his faculty.
Final-year pupil stated: “I am now worried as to how I will complete the course. Online classes are on but we have practicals and I am in regular touch with the college authorities but I haven’t received any reply from them”.
He had examined constructive on February 3 after he landed from Wuhan and was admitted within the ICU of a close-by hospital for 13 days repeatedly. He stated: “I have already informed Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja and other authorities of my woes.”