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110-year-old woman wins battle against COVID-19 in Karnataka's Chitradurga

Said to be 110-years-old, a grand old woman Siddamma was discharged on Saturday from a COVID Hospital in Chitradurga after recovering from the novel coronavirus.

ANI | Chitradurga (Karnataka) | Updated: 02-08-2020 03:06 IST | Created: 02-08-2020 03:05 IST
110-year-old woman wins battle against COVID-19 in Karnataka's Chitradurga
According to Dr Basavaraj, District Surgeon, Chitradurga, the woman had tested positive for the disease on July 27. Image Credit: ANI

Said to be 110-years-old, a grand old woman Siddamma was discharged on Saturday from a COVID Hospital in Chitradurga after recovering from the novel coronavirus. According to Dr Basavaraj, District Surgeon, Chitradurga, the woman had tested positive for the disease on July 27.

After her recovery, the frail woman dressed in a sari was seen being wheeled out from the hospital. As many as 5,172 new COVID-19 cases and 98 deaths were reported in Karnataka on Saturday, taking the state's count of coronavirus cases to 1,29,287.

The active cases in the state now stand at 73,219 while 53,648 people have been discharged. "5,172 new COVID-19 cases and 98 deaths reported in Karnataka in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 1,29,287 including 53,648 discharges and 2,412 deaths. The number of active cases stands at 73,219," said State Health Department.

So far, a total of 2,412 people have succumbed to the virus in the State. (ANI)


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