Bengaluru Google employee tests positive for coronavirus  

Google has confirmed that an employee at their Bengaluru office has tested positive for coronavirus.

Google in a statement said that the 26-year-old man was at the Bengaluru office for a few hours before showing symptoms.

The man had recently returned from Greece.

“We can confirm that an employee from our Bengaluru office has been diagnosed with COVID-19. He was in one of our Bengaluru offices for a few hours before developing any symptoms. The employee has been on quarantine since then,” Google said in a statement.

 “Out of an abundance of caution, we are asking employees in that Bengaluru office to work from home from tomorrow. We have taken and will continue to take necessary precautionary measures, following the advice of public health officials,” it added.

Karnataka had reported the first coronavirus death on Thursday, with the passing of a 76-year-old man who had returned from Saudi Arabia.

The confirmed coronavirus cases in India are 74.