In an enormous sigh of aid for the West Bengal Secretariat, Nabanna, the West Bengal Ministry of Health stated the bureaucratic mom, father and two drivers who carried the Covid-19 affected person to Calcutta had been examined negatively.
The well being company stated 4 swab samples from mom, father and the 2 drivers who carried the Covid-19 affected person had been despatched to NICED and all examined unfavourable.
However, all 4 had been transferred to the Kolkata quarantine facility in Rajarhat and should stay there for the subsequent 14 days.
The Covid-19 affected person, recognized as an 18-year-old boy from Calcutta, is a pupil from Oxford University who returned to Calcutta from the UK on March 15 however had no signs of the coronavirus.
Despite repeated requests from the State Department of Health to enter quarantine, the federal government adviser stated, as a result of he has a journey story, he declined.
The incident triggered shock waves within the metropolis of Kolkata after details emerged that the Covid-19 affected person had even visited his mom’s workplace within the Bengali State Secretariat – Nabanna and Writers Buildings. The mom of the bureaucrat is a particular secretary of the Interior Ministry of the Government of West Bengal.
The bureaucrat mom was in workplace till March 16, attended conferences and even received in contact with different authorities officers.
Meanwhile, West Bengal authorities inside minister Alapan Bandyapadhyay and his spouse had been despatched house in quarantine when he got here into contact with the mom of the Covid-19 affected person.
According to sources, the Covid-19 affected person had visited procuring facilities, evening golf equipment and a number of other different locations earlier than being admitted to the occupied Hata ID & BG hospital on March 17 and examined optimistic for coronavirus.
Angry with the irresponsible habits of the bureaucrats and their son, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee stated: “We won’t tolerate VIP tradition in relation to coronavirus. The guidelines for everybody are the identical whether or not you’re a VIP or a LIP – much less vital particular person. You can’t use affect to go assessments and endanger the lives of others. “