The first COVID-19 case was reported in the city exactly on March 3rd two years ago. A man from Mahindra Hills flew from Dubai to Bangalore. He was tested at the airport and sent to Pune for a report. He arrived to the city by bus as it takes two days to get the report. The report came out as positive when he is in Hyderabad.
Bangalore authorities informed the Telangana government about the matter by midnight on March 2. From there, the information reached Gandhi Hospital. As soon as the hospital doctors were ready to take him in the ambulance, the patient himself came to the hospital in the early hours of the morning for treatment as soon as the test report message came to his phone. By dawn, the matter spread like a wildfire.
Doctors and the staff of Gandhi Hospital had a commemoration meeting at the hospital on Wednesday to mark the day the case was first registered. When the first corona case arrived at the hospital at four o' clock in the morning on March 3, 2020, nurses, doctors, staff, sanitation staff, and security guards recalled how the police were terrified. Each described how the duties of the day were performed.
They also observed a two-minute silence for the staff of the hospital who passed away in this battle. Hospital Deputy Superintendent Narsimha Rao Netha, Dr. Shoban Babu, RMO 1 Dr. Jayakrishna, Alumni Association Former President Lingaya, President Dr. Gurumurthy, Dr. Sampath, Nursing Superintendent Mangamma, Dr. Ranganath, Dr. Rathod, Lions Club Governor Vidya Sagar, Pulmonologist Dr Krishnamurthy were present.