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Doctor who treated Coronavirus-infected man tests positive

PTI | Bengaluru | Updated: 17-03-2020 12:54 IST | Created: 17-03-2020 12:07 IST
Doctor who treated Coronavirus-infected man tests positive
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A doctor who had treated a Coronovirus-infected man who died in Kalaburagi last week has tested positive for COVID-19, officials said here on Tuesday. The 63-year-old doctor has been placed under quarantine at his home along with his family members and is being shifted to an isolation ward, Kalaburagi Deputy Commissioner Sharat B said.

A 20-year-old woman who traveled from the UK has also tested positive for the coronavirus, taking the total number of positive cases in Karnataka to 10. "We have got 2 more #COVID2019 cases in Karnataka taking the total number of confirmed cases to 10", Health and Family Welfare Minister B Sriramulu tweeted.

These ten cases include that of the 76-year-old Kalaburagi man who died "due to co-morbidity and has also tested positive for COVID-19" last week. Earlier on Monday, a 32-year-old man who returned from the US via London earlier this month tested positive for Coronavirus, making it the eighth case in Karnataka.

He was on home quarantine and has now been admitted to an isolation facility. "He has returned from the US via London on 8th March 2020.

(Same flight as Patient number-4 who was tested positive), officials said.



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