This bizarre incident happen in Kannur, Kerala a Man was tested positive for COVID-19 when he was admitted with spinal injuries to Kannur Medical College Hospital in Pariyaram after Jackfruit fell on his head.
On the morning of April 19, the 42-year-old man climbed a jackfruit tree to pick fruit. But the jackfruit fell on his head and he fell from the tree, said his family.
He was first taken to the Kasaragod District Hospital in Kanhangad, which referred him to Kannur Medical College Hospital. As per the Newindianexpress report
The fall caused severe injuries to his spine and paralysed his four limbs, said Pariyaram medical college superintendent K Sudeep. “His condition is serious and we have put him on a ventilator,” he said.
Though he had no COVID-19 symptoms
As part of the standard protocol, the hospital tested his swab and to everyone’s surprise found him to be COVID positive
It is not clear how he contracted the viral infection
Dr Sudeep said the man has no travel history or contact with any COVID-19 infected person.
Man proffessionally Auto driver . So Doctors are thinking he may got it through one of his passengers in the rickshaw but not sure .
Authorities are now trying to identify everyone who might have come into contact with him in recent days
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