Tumakur, Apr 24 : A 32 year-old man who had come from Surat in Gujarat tested positive for COVID-19 in Tumakuru on Friday. It is the third positive case in Tumakuru district.
A resident of Surat, he had come to Tumakuru to preach and was quarantined at a place of worship. Even after the quarantine period he continued to stay in Tumakuru due to the lockdown. After 40 days he had developed some problems and was admitted to the designated hospital on Thursday. His throat swab was collected and sent to the laboratory and it tested positive on Friday.
A 65-year-old man of Sira in Tumakuru district who had returned from Nizamuddin in Delhi after participating in a religious congregation died on March 27 due to COVID-19. His son was also earlier tested positive for COVID-19 and was treated at Indira Gandhi Children’s Hospital, Bengaluru. He has recovered and has returned to Sira. (UNI)