Mangaluru, March 26, 2020: Ten new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Karnataka on Wednesday taking the total number of cases to 51.
The 51 cases include one death and three persons who have been discharged.
The new cases include a 37-year-old woman resident of Chitradurga who had a history of travel to Guyana and arrived in Bengaluru via Delhi on March 20. She has been isolated at a designated hospital in Davangere.
A 63-year-old man and his 59-year-old wife, who returned from South America-Brazil, Argentina; two persons aged 26, who travelled together from Spain and landed in Bengaluru via Dubai; a 63-year-old woman and her 69-year-old husband, who returned from Athens and London; a 9-year-old girl, daughter of another positive patient and a 7-year-old contact of this patient have all tested positive. All of them are residents of Bengaluru and have been isolated and are treated at designated hospitals in the city.
This apart, a 34-year-old man, resident of Udupi, who returned from Dubai has also tested positive. He has been isolated in Udupi. Contact tracing has been initiated for all the cases.