The US citizens, based in London, had left a hospital in Kerala’s Alappuzha district without informing doctors. “They had come with some symptoms of viral and were advised test for COVID-19. They left the hospital and were untraceable. They were tracked down late Friday night at the Kochi International airport and have been put under isolation,” the Alappuzha district collector told NDTV.
Three more people, including an Italian national, tested positive for coronavirus in Kerala’s capital Thiruvananthapuram on Friday, taking the total count of patients in the state under treatment to 19 – the most number of cases in India.