Kasargod, July 08, 2020: Coronavirus has claimed its first victim in Kasargod district. The throat swab test report of the person who had passed away on Tuesday at the Kasargod General Hospital, which was recived on Wedesday has confirmed that the man from Mogral Puttur had Covid-19 infection.
The person who was a merchant in Hubballi was admitted to the Kasargod General Hospital in a critical state on Tuesday. He had died within a few minutes of being admitted to the hospital. He was brought in an ambulance from Hubballi to Talapady and from there to the Kasargod General Hospital by a car.
Two relatives who had admitted him to the hospital, are now placed in quarantine. The last rites will be held as per the Covid protocol, informed officials.