A 70-year outdated lady, who grew to become the second COVID-19 associated fatality from Karnataka, is amongst 4 new optimistic instances of coronavirus confirmed within the state, taking the entire variety of the affected to 55, the well being division stated on Thursday. Curiously among the many 4 new instances reported, a 35 yr man, who’s a resident of Mysuru, has no journey and get in touch with historical past, as per the current historical past of the case.
“Until date 55 COVID-19 optimistic instances have been confirmed which incorporates 2 deaths and three discharges,” the division in a mid-day scenario replace stated.
It stated, the 70-year outdated lady, who’s a resident of Chikkaballapura district with a historical past of journey to Mecca, Saudi Arabia and returned on March 14, died on March 24, at designated hospital in Bengaluru.
Her funeral rites have been executed with all of the precautionary measures as per the rules issued by Authorities of India for COVID-19 suspect deaths, it added.
Karnataka Medical Schooling Minister Okay Sudhakar and Well being and Household Welfare Minister B Sriramulu had earlier within the day stated the COVID-19 take a look at outcomes of the affected person who died has come out as optimistic.
That is the second coronavirus fatality within the state.
Earlier this month, a 76-year outdated Kalaburagi man died “on account of co-morbidity and was additionally examined optimistic for COVID 19,” changing into the nation’s first coronavirus dying.
Sharing particulars in regards to the 35-year outdated man, a resident of Mysuru, who has been examined optimistic and had no journey and get in touch with historical past, the division stated, nevertheless, he was with high quality assurance part of a pharmaceutical firm in Nanjangud and has been in touch with many healthcare professionals.
“The case is remoted at designated hospital in Mysuru. The detailed investigation is underneath course of. Seven main contacts have been traced and are underneath home quarantine,” it added.
A 64-year outdated man, who’s a resident of Anantapura in Andhra Pradesh, with a historical past of journey to France and returned to India on March 1 has been examined optimistic.
Later he had travelled to Himachal Pradesh, Puttaparthi and arrived in Bengaluru on March 31, the report stated, including that the case is remoted and handled at designated hospital in Bengaluru Rural District.
A 45-year outdated man, who’s a resident of metropolis, and get in touch with of a affected person who earlier examined optimistic and at the moment underneath remedy, has additionally been confirmed for an infection.
In the meantime, an order has been issued by the Authorities of Karnataka permitting all Registered Medical Practitioners (RMPs) to observe tele-medicine session with sure restrictions, maintaining in view the lockdown throughout the state.
The federal government has additionally directed officers to take strict motion in opposition to landlords or house-owners forcing docs, paramedical workers or healthcare personnel to vacate their homes underneath the Karnataka Epidemic Illness (Covid-19) rules 2020.