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11 more test Covid positive in Karnataka

By NS Desk | Health News | Posted on :   12-Apr-2020

Bengaluru, April 12 (IANS) As many as 11 patients tested positive for coronavirus in Karnataka, taking their total number to 226 in the southern state, an official said on Sunday.

"Since Saturday evening till Sunday noon, 11 new positive cases have been reported across the state, taking the total number of Covid patients to 226 till date in the state," a health official said in a statement here.

Of the total cases, 47 have been discharged while 6 have died.

Out of 11 new cases, 7 are men and 4 women, with 4 from Belagavi, 3 Bengaluru, 2 Kalaburagi and one each from Mysuru and Vijayapura (Bijapur).

"The 4 patients at Belagavi, 2 at Kalaburagi and one at Mysuru are contact of previous cases, while one each in Bengaluru and Vijayapura were diagnosed to suffer from Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (SARI)," said the official.

All patients are under treatment in isolated wards at the state-run hospitals in the respective districts across the state.

"One patient in Bengaluru has travel history and returned to the city from Indonesia on March 21," the official added.

--IANS

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