Covid-19: 69 new cases take Karnataka count to 2,158 | Bengaluru News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Karnataka reported 69 fresh Covid-19 cases on Monday morning, taking the total number of the infected in the state to 2,158.
Ramanagara reported its first Covid-19 case, with a two-year-old boy returning from Tamil Nadu testing positive. Chamarajanagar is the only corona-free district in Karnataka now.
A 55-year-old woman from Benglauru Rural who had tested positive for Covid-19 died on Sunday. She was earlier diagnosed with severe acute respiratory infection. She died due to acute respiratory distress syndrome, said health and family welfare department officials. Karnataka has now reported 43 Covid-19 fatalities.
Among the newly-infected, 55 patients have interstate travel history and four had returned from abroad. In all, 86 per cent of the cases had a travel history. While nine patients were contacts of Covid-19 patients and one was from a containment zone.
Udupi reported 16 of the new Covid-19 cases, Yadgir 15, Kalaburagi 14, Bengaluru Urban 6, Ballari, Dharwad and Dakshina Kannada three cases each, Kolar and Mandya two each, Belagavi, Ramanagara, Tumakuru, Bidar and Vijayapura one each.
Bengaluru’s six new cases include three primary contacts of a COvid-19 patient. A 30-year-old woman from Padarayanapura was found positive during random sample testing, taking the total number of the infected from the ward to 64.
A 25-year-old-man who returned from the UK and a 53-year-old woman who came from Maharashtra are the other patients.
Besides, a 40-year-old man from Bidar who returned from Muscat has been tested positive and is on treatment in Bengaluru. The new patients include 32 women.

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