Written by Neema Sheen | Tuesday,24 Mar 2020,04:12 pm
Bengaluru: Health department of State, confirms 5 new COVID-19 positive cases which in total reaches to 38 coronavirus cases on Tuesday
Among the five new cases, three are men and two women.
The new case includes a 32-year-old man from Kerala with a travel history to Dubai who arrived in Mangaluru on March 20 and tested positive. The case is directly quarantined and isolated from the airport to the designated hospital in Mangaluru.
A 40-year-old Uttara Kannada district resident with travel history to Dubai returned to India on March 21, he is currently being treated at a designated hospital in the district.
Similarly, a 65-year-old man from the same district travelled to Dubai and returned to India via Mumbai on March 18. He took a train to Uttara Kannada and tested positive, and is undergoing treatment at a designated hospital in the district.
56-year-old woman from Chikkaballapura, was a family member and a fellow passenger with travel history to Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
She returned to Chikkaballapur via Hyderabad and is isolated in designated hospital in Chikkaballapura.
The final case from Tuesday morning and 38th case in the state is a 56-year-old Bengaluru resident, a contact of a coronavirus positive case who is currently isolated in a city hospital.
Out of 38 cases detected and confirmed in Karnataka so far three cases are transit passengers of Kerala who have landed in airports in Karnataka.