Bantwal, March 27, 2020: A ten month old infant from Sajipanadu who was admitted to a private hospital at Derlakatte on March 23 for breathing problems has been tested positive for Covid-19, a press communique from the DC office said.
The throat swab sample of the baby was sent for lab test and the report has confirmed that the infant was suffering from Covid-19.
A relative of the infant has informed that the health condition of the baby was now stable. As a precautionary measure, the mother and grandmother of the baby have been quarantined in the hospital while the other family members have been asked to remain in home quarantine.
It has been gathered that the baby and mother have no foreign travel history except that they had visited a couple of relatives’ home in the past one month period.
With this, the number of positive case reported in Dakshina Kannada district increased to 6.