Bagalkot: Amid increasing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases in Karnataka, the fourth Covid -19 death reported from Bagalkot district on Friday night.
Bagalkot Deputy Commissioner Dr K Rejendra said that the victim is a 75-year-old man Bagalkot (Patient 125) who had no travel history. His son, who works with a software company in Bengaluru, and his daughter had visited him about 10 days ago. The son too is being tested.
He said that the man had tested positive only on Thursday and was admitted to a government hospital for medical care. But he died within 24 hours. The health authorities had put all the 10 members of his family under quarantine.
District Superintendent of Police Lokesh Jagalasar said , “The decision on the final rites will be taken at the meeting of the District Disaster Management Committee, which will be presided over by Deputy Commissioner. We will conduct the rites as per the guidelines.”
Meanwhile, one more Coronavirus positive case recorded in Ballari district taking the count in Karnataka to 129.