Kalyani: People found used PPE kits were found lying on a roadside which triggered panic in the area amid the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said on Friday.
While addressing the media, Sushil Kumar Talukdar, Kalyani Municipality Chairperson, said that the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), used by frontline workers, were found lying behind the bushes on the roadside near Kalyani College on Thursday and he will look into the matter.
The PPE kits were found between Kalyani College and Kalyani Sub-Correctional Home.
In addition to this, Mr Talukdar said that “How these came here is a question. May be some ambulance driver has left these. We are always trying to maintain the safety in our town.”
“Doctors and many others visit the Kalyani Sub-Correctional Home. But we are not sure who left these here,” he said.
According to the Nadia district’s health department, so far 47 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Kalyani.