Another woman from Bantwal tests coronavirus positive

Karnataka: Another woman from Bantwal tests coronavirus positive

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A 33-year-old woman from Kasba in Bantwal tested positive for Covid-19 in Dakshina Kannada on Saturday. 

The patient was in contact with Patient 409 who tested positive on April 21 and is undergoing treatment at Wenlock Hospital, the designated hospital in the district to treat coronavirus patients, said DK Deputy Commissioner Sindhu B Rupesh.

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With this, DK had recorded 18 positive cases and 12 among them had been discharged from the hospital. DK district had recorded two deaths for coronavirus as well. 

After the death of a 50-year-old woman from Kasba in Bantwal on April 19, the authorities had sealed down Bantwal Pete. The district now has four active cases after the discharge of 12 patients. P-409 continues to be on a ventilator at the ICU and her condition is being monitored regularly, sources added.