Seven more COVID-19 positive cases in state takes total to 64

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Seven more COVID-19 positive cases in state takes total to 64

Seven more COVID-19 positive cases in state takes total to 64

SC AN   ¦    Mar 27, 2020 11:19:01 PM (IST)

Seven more COVID-19 positive cases in state takes total to 64-1Bengaluru: The number of COVID-19 positive cases has gone up to 64, according to the latest release by the state health department. As many as seven cases were reported in the state today, one among whom is a 10-month-old baby from the Dakshina Kannada district.

Of the 64 cases, three are deaths and five are recoveries.

The seven cases reported today are:

A 10-month-old male child (Patient 56) from the DK district with no travel history to COVID-19 affected countries. As per the preliminary investigation, the infant was taken to Kerala/near the Kerala border by the family. As many as six primary contacts of the child have been traced and put under home quarantine. Another such case was reported from Mysuru recently, where a man with no travel or contact history tested positive for COVID-19.

Patient 57 is a 20-year-old resident of Bengaluru with a history of travel to Colombo. He arrived in India on March 15. Patient 58 is also a 25-year-old Bengaluru resident. She has a history of travel to London. She arrived in India on March 18.

Patient 59 is a 35-year-old woman. She is a resident of Bengaluru and is a contact of Patient 25 (house maid).

Patient 60 is a 60-year-old man from Tumakuru. He died on March 27 morning in Tumakuru. According to the bulletin, he travelled in the Congo Express train from Delhi on March 11 and arrived in Yeshwanthpur on March 14 at 12 am. From here, he took a KSRTC bus to Sira, Tumakuru early in the morning. Passengers who travelled in the same train and bus are urged to call the helpline numbers 104, 08046848600/66692000.

As many as 24 high risk primary contacts have been traced, of which 13 have been isolated. Eight have tested negative and three are healthcare professionals, who have been house quarantined.

Patient 61 is a 33-year-old Bengaluru resident. She is also a contact of Patient 25 (house maid).

Patient 62 is a 22-year-old resident of the Uttara Kannada district, with a history of travel to Dubai.

Patient 63 is an 18-year-old resident of the Davanagere district. He has a history of travel to Paris and arrived in India on March 18.

He boarded flight no. EY32 from Paris to Abu Dhabi on March 17. Here, he boarded flight EY216 to Bengaluru on March 18 morning. At the Bengaluru airport, he boarded a Vaayu Vajra bus to reach Majestic at 8 AM the same day. He then boarded a Rajahamsa bus from here at 10 AM to reach Davanagere at 4 PM.

Passengers who travelled in the same flight and bus are requested to contact the helpline numbers 104, 08046848600/66692000.

Patient 64 is a 21-year-old resident of the Dakshina Kannada district with a history of travel to Dubai. He arrived in Bengaluru on March 22.