K'taka Covid19: Saudi-returned person tested positive

K'taka Covid19: Saudi-returned person tested positive

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Bengaluru, Mar 19: With the reporting of one more person infected with coronavirus, the number of infested cases was swollen to 15 in Karnataka on Thursday.

In a Twitter message, the Health minister B Sreeramulu informed that another case of COVID-19 positive case was detected in Kodagu district, when a man recently returned from Saudi Arabia was tested positive for the killer virus.

The patient had been tracked and got admitted to a hospital and was being treated for the disease in an isolation ward, the minister said.

It may be recalled that the first death in the country was reported from Kalaburagi district in Karnataka, when the 76-year-old Ahmed Siddiqui had returned from Umrah pilgrimage from Saudi Arabia. (UNI)