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Karnataka police record first Covid death


ASI (59) on containment zone duty tests positive posthumously


The Karnataka police department has recorded its first Covid casualty with the death of an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) from VV Puram.

ASI, who had a month to go for his retirement, was attached to the VV Puram police station and was on containment zone duty. He had been suffering from a cold-and-cough for the past three days. On Sunday evening, he went to his house at Thanisandra, where he had a cardiac arrest. He was rushed to a hospital where he breathed his last. A posthumous test showed him as Covid-positive.


Another ASI from VV Puram, who was in contact with the deceased, has also been infected. Currently, the VV Puram station is sealed.


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