73-year-old Covid-19 patient dies in Tumakuru; Death toll rises to 21

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73-year-old Covid-19 patient dies in Tumakuru; Death toll rises to 21

73-year-old Covid-19 patient dies in Tumakuru; Death toll rises to 21

Apr 29, 2020 09:53:07 PM (IST)

73-year-old Covid-19 patient dies in Tumakuru; Death toll rises to 21-1Tumakuru: A 73-year-old COVID-19 patient has died in Tumakuru, taking the death toll in the state due to the infection to 21 and 12 new cases were reported on Wednesday, the state government said.

The elderly man had a history of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI), Minister S Suresh Kumar, who is a spokesperson for COVID-19 in Karnataka, told reporters here.

Twelve new cases were confirmed in the state on Wednesday, including the deceased.

Cumulatively 535 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 21 deaths and 216 discharges.

Courtesy: PTI