Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) Five contacts of a Mysuru pharmaceutical company worker are among 8 new Covid-19 cases, raising Karnataka's tally to 215, according to an official here on Saturday.
"Till date, 215 Covid-19 positive cases have been confirmed. It includes six deaths and 37 discharges," said a health official.
Currently, 166 Covid-19 patients, including a pregnant woman, are isolated at designated hospitals and are stable, and four patients in ICU.
Karnataka's 208th coronavirus positive case is a 32-year-old man from Bengaluru, a contact of 196th case. A 46-year-old man from Mysuru is 209th case. He is a contact of the 88th case, an employee of Jubilant Generics, from where several cases emerged.
Next, a 43-year-old man from the same place with similar contact history has emerged as the 210th case. A 50-year-old woman from Bidar is 211th case. She is the wife of 122nd case's brother.
The state's 212th case is a 27-year-old man from Mysuru, another contact of the pharma company employee.
Similarly, a 31-year-old man from the same place and similar contact history is the 213th case. Likewise, the last case for Saturday morning and Karnataka's 214th case is also a contact of Jubilant Generics employee, a 26-year-old man.
In the next five hours, one more Covid positive case emerged, a 26-year-old man from Bengaluru, son of 92nd case.