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With surge of 42 Covid cases, Karnataka now has 904

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Mumbai returnees under scanner as five of one family in Hassan tested positive

BENGALURU:

With as many as 42 Covid-19 positive cases reported on Tuesday, Karnataka has crossed the 904 mark.

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Bagalkot district has reported 15 positive cases, where except for one who is 80 years old, the other 14 are under 35 years and have a travel history of Ahmedabad. All of them had attended the Tablighi jamaat congregation held at Hazrat Nizamuddin.

Sources said that after attending the Tablighi Jamaat congregation, all of them had visited Rajasthan and from there had reached Ahmedabad, where they were kept under quarantine. Recently, all of them had come to Bagalkot town and their swab samples were taken, which have now come positive.

Mumbai, which has become the main hub for Covid-19 positive cases,  is once again under the scanner with all Mumbai returnees entering Karnataka being closely monitored at border checkposts.

During one such screening at Hassan, 5 members of a family who had a travel history of Mumbai were found Covid-19 positive. They have been named as P900 to P904 — a 36-year- old male, a 27-year-old female, a 7-year-old female, a 45-year-old male and a four-year-old female respectively. All of them have been admitted at the designated hospital in Hassan.

This apart, Dharwad has reported 9 cases, Bengaluru Urban 3, Bidar 2, Dakshina Kannada 2, Yadgiri 2, and Chikkaballapur, Kalaburagi, Bellary and Mandya 1 each.

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