The AirIndia plane that crashed on Friday evening left 19 people to lose their lives in the accident with several injured and 1 passenger tested positive for the virus.
Higher Education Minister K T Jaleel told the media that samples of the passenger, Sudheer Varyath (45), were sent for testing and it has returned positive for the disease.
Health Minister K K Shailaja has asked all the people who were engaged in the rescue operations should report to the health authorities and go on self quarantine as a precautionary measure and get themselves tested.(Moneycontrol)
Yesterday, A express aircraft of AirIndia crashed after overshooting the runway and landing into the valley. The aircraft was heading from Dubai to Calicut with 174 passengers, 10 infants, 4 cabin crew and pilots. 19 people have died and 16 are in critical condition with 1 tested COVID-19 positive.