Mangaluru, April 19, 2020: Coronavirus claims the first victim from Dakshina Kannada. A woman aged fifty died of Coronavirus on Sunday, April 19. She was admitted to Wenlock hospital with complaints of breathlessness on Saturday and was undergoing treatment as she tested COVID-19 positive.
The identity of the woman has not been not revealed, the information available is that she hails from Bantwal. Initially, she was admitted to a private hospital in the city. However, she was shifted to Wenlock hospital suspecting COVID-19. She tested positive COVID-19 and undergoing treatment in the ICU of Coronavirus ward.
In spite of all efforts, she passed away on Sunday morning. The district health officials will oversee the final rites according to medical procedures as per WHO.