BENGALURU (Metro Rail News): At Yerawada 13 labourers involved in metro rail construction, tested positive for COVID-19 test in the mid of Tuesday & Wednesday this week.
After 15 others from the Yerawada labour camp have been isolated leaving only five in place, petrified as they have shared common spaces like washrooms with the infected.
For less distancing and common loos, local corporators accused Maharashtra Metro Rail Co. The authorities denied that they received due caution with sanitisation & medical check-ups.
On Tuesday 1 labourer tested COVID positive after that twelve others tested on Wednesday were got infected with the coronavirus. Now, only 5 labourers are rest at the camp that has a capacity to host 700.
Many migrant labourers had already moved for their homes once shramik trains began plying. Despite some left-behinds, the chances of infection have increased questions about living conditions & preservation of norms at the site & living quarters.
But the contractors were ready to accuse the labourers’ irresponsible manners. Our force has been working for twenty-six days in the lockdown. They are in the habit of taking tea breaks & purchasing groceries from nearby shops located in COVID-19 hotspots.
He also tended out that they have put in place sanitisation tunnels & are continuing regular medical checkups. It was while one of these check-ups that a worker found positive out for treatment 15 others were also isolated and tested on Friday.