Chandigarh, June 11: An COVID-19 positive undertrial accused, who was out on bail, escaped from a hospital in Haryana's Jind wearing a PPE kit, but was nabbed hours later, a senior police official said on Wednesday. The undertrial Shiv Kumar was found COVID-19 positive on June 6, Deputy Superintendent of Police Kaptan Singh told PTICOVID-19 Patient Escapes Quarantine in Kerala, Brought Back.

"He was released on bail two days ago on court orders. Since he was COVID-19 positive, he was admitted to the Jind Civil hospital. On Tuesday evening, he escaped through a window. However, we arrested him late in the night," the DSP said. CCTV footage showed Kumar escaping wearing a PPE kit. Man Escapes From Quarantine Centre in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba, Booked.

A case under the provisions of the Disaster Management Act and Section 188 IPC (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) has been registered against Kumar, he said.