India has registered first confirmed case of demise on account of novel coronavirus. A 76-year-old man from Karnataka’s Kalaburgi who handed away not too long ago has been examined optimistic for Covid-19.
The docs had suspected that the person had coronavirus, nevertheless, the check had not confirmed it.
In an official notification, a senior well being official in Karnataka authorities Dr Suresh Shastri stated that the lab check has confirmed that the deceased man had Covid-19.
“The 76-year-old man from Kalburgi who passed away and was a suspected COVID 19 patient has been confirmed for COVID 19. The necessary contact tracing, isolation and other measures as per protocol are being carried out. Telangana government has also been informed since he went to a private hospital there,” Dr Suresh Shastri stated.
The identical data was additionally shared by Karnataka well being minister B Sriramulu.
Apart from the deceased, Karnataka has confirmed 5 different optimistic circumstances of the novel coronavirus. The fifth case, confirmed on Thursday is of a 26-year-old man who not too long ago returned from Greece.
The affected person has been admitted and remoted at a hospital and his situation is secure, a division media bulletin stated.
The day additionally noticed the schooling division declaring summer time holidays for college students from kindergarten to class six and examine depart for increased courses in town as a precautionary measure.