Mangaluru, May 13, 2020: A 58 year old woman from Boloor in Mangaluru who was undergoing treatment for Covid-19 since the past several days and had remained critical, has succumbed to the infection on May 13, Wednesday. With this the Covid-19 toll in Dakshina Kannada has increased to four.
The woman was tested positive for Coronavirus on April 30. It has been gathered that she was treated at the First Neuro Hospital at Padil for some brain related issue some time back. It is believed that her coming into contact with a sweeper of the hospital who too was tested positive later, had led to her contracting the infection.
Presently, the district has 16 active Covid-19 cases. Of the total 33 cases, four have died while 14 have been cured and discharged from hospital.