A 42 year old man from Nochikuppam in Mylapore has tested positive for the virus today.
He is now taken to a hospital for treatment.
Says Chennai Corporation ‘s zonal health officer (zone 9), “The virus positive man is a pharmacist at Pudupet UPHC (Urban Primary Health Centre). The infection spread to him from his workplace.”
Samples of his 3 close contacts and 6 extended contacts have been taken for testing, she says.