Vijaya Karnataka and Mysuru Mithra reported that a Chinese man is staying in his caravan in the outskirts of Mysuru.
Mysuru Mithra on 24 March 2020 reported that Patrick was staying with his girlfriend and a dog in the outskirts of Mysore. Further, it said he had come to India a year back and has been travelling in Karnataka for the past three months. Due to COVID-19 virus outbreak in the city, local people were anxious and looking at him suspiciously.
The YouTube video by News 101 on 23 March 2020 also supports the above statement.
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