Andhra Pradesh: ‘Bored’ truck driver performs playing cards with pals, results in 24 getting Covid-19

A bored truck drivers effort to kill time by indulging in a recreation of playing cards with pals and neighbours led to the an infection of coronavirus in 24 individuals in a single locality of Vijayawada metropolis in Andhra Pradesh.

A bored truck drivers effort to kill time by indulging in a recreation of playing cards with pals and neighbours led to the an infection of coronavirus in 24 individuals in a single locality of Vijayawada metropolis in Andhra Pradesh, Krishna district Collector A Md Imtiaz stated in Amaravati on Saturday.

A social grouping for whiling away time by one other truck driver resulted within the virus affliction to about 15 individuals in one other locality in Vijayawada.

These two situations accounted for about 40 instances within the metropolis within the final couple of days, he stated.

The truck driver in Krishna Lanka locality was bored and performed playing cards along with his pals and neighbours whereas the ladies grouped up and performed tambola.

All this resulted within the unfold of the dreaded virus in 24 individuals, he stated.

“The identical factor occurred in Karmika Nagar. The truck driver moved round socialising and within the course of about 15 individuals acquired troubled,” Imtiaz added.

Failure to keep up bodily distance was the only real trigger for the transmission of the coronavirus in these instances, he stated in a recorded video message.

Vijayawada is among the main hotspots of coronavirus within the state the place over 100 instances have been registered up to now.

Within the final 24 hours alone 25 contemporary instances had been reported within the metropolis, which is a part of the state capital Amaravati.

The Collector appealed to individuals to strictly preserve bodily distance to keep away from the an infection.

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