Eight new positive corona virus cases were confirmed in Karnataka on Tuesday, reaching 41 in the state. “So far 41 COVID-19 positive cases have been diagnosed in the state, including one death and 3 discharges,” the department said. According to the department bulletin, 37 positive patients were stranded in designated hospitals and their condition was stable.
Of the 41 confirmed corona virus cases, six were transporters from Kerala, who landed at airports and were treated in Karnataka.
Three of the eight passengers confirmed on Tuesday were men and one woman from Kasaragod, Kerala, with a history of travel to Dubai and Saudi Arabia respectively.
All four were landed in Mangalore, where they are quarantined and being treated.
Others are two men aged between 40 and 65 who have a Dubai travel history from the Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka; A 56-year-old woman living in Chikkaballapura district, a family member and co-passenger of a man who tested positive for travel to Mecca, and another 56-year-old woman, a resident of Bangalore, who tested positive for the contact virus,
Of the 41 cases, 24 were from Bangalore, five from Kannada, three from Kaluburgai and Chikkaballapura, two from Mysore and one from Uttara Kannada, one each from Kodagu and Dharwad.
Three patients who were discharged were from Bengaluru and one death was reported in Kalaburagi earlier this month, the country’s first COVID-19 related death.