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70-Year-Old Woman Dies In Karnataka, 2nd COVID-19 Death In State

55 folks have examined optimistic for coronavirus in Karnataka, officers stated (Representational)


A 70-year previous lady from Karnataka’s Chikkaballapura district has died after testing optimistic for coronavirus, the well being division stated. She had returned to India from Mecca in Saudi Arabia on March 14 and died on March 24 at a chosen hospital in Bengaluru, the division stated.

This is the second coronavirus fatality within the state.

She was among the many 4 new optimistic instances of coronavirus confirmed within the state. The whole variety of coronavirus instances within the state has risen to 55, the well being division stated right now.

Among the 4 individuals who examined optimistic is a 35-year-old man from Mysuru with no journey and speak to historical past up to now.

“Till date 55 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed which includes 2 deaths and 3 discharges,” the division in a mid-day scenario replace stated.

The funeral rites of the girl have been accomplished with all of the precautionary measures as per the rules issued by Government of India for COVID-19 suspect deaths, it added.

Karnataka Medical Education Minister Ok Sudhakar and Health and Family Welfare Minister B Sriramulu had earlier within the day stated the COVID-19 check outcomes of the affected person who died has come out as optimistic.

Earlier this month, a 76-year previous Kalaburagi man died “due to co-morbidity and was also tested positive for COVID19,” changing into the nation’s first coronavirus demise.

Sharing particulars in regards to the 35-year previous man, a resident of Mysuru, who has examined optimistic and has no journey and speak to historical past, the division stated, he was employed with the standard assurance part of a pharmaceutical firm in Nanjangud and has been in touch with many healthcare professionals.

“The man has been isolated at a designated hospital in Mysuru. A detailed investigation is under process. Seven primary contacts have been traced and are under house quarantine,” it added.

A 64-year previous man, who’s a resident of Anantapura in Andhra Pradesh, who had travelled to France and returned to India on March 1, has examined optimistic.

After returning to India, he had travelled to Himachal Pradesh and to Puttaparthi, a city in Andhra Pradesh, earlier than arriving in Bengaluru, the report stated, including that the individual has been remoted and is being handled at a chosen hospital in Bengaluru Rural District.

A 45-year previous man from Bengaluru has examined optimistic after coming in touch with a coronavirus optimistic affected person and is presently underneath therapy.

Meanwhile, an order has been issued by the Karnataka authorities permitting all Registered Medical Practitioners (RMPs) to follow tele-medicine session with sure restrictions, preserving in view the lockdown throughout the state.

The authorities has additionally directed officers to take strict motion towards landlords or house-owners forcing docs, paramedical employees or healthcare personnel to vacate their homes underneath the Karnataka Epidemic Disease (Covid-19) rules 2020.


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