New Delhi: Days after a 76-yr-old man died of coronavirus in Kalaburagi district of Karnataka, the doctor who treated him, has tested positive for COVID-19. Following the development, the doctor along with his family has been kept in quarantine at his home. He will be sent to isolation ward today. Also Read - India Records 4,03,738 New Covid-19 Cases, 4,092 Deaths in 24 Hours | Key Points
Notably, the 76-year-old man, who died on March 10, was the country’s first victim of the deadly disease. He returned from Saudi Arabia on February 29 and was under treatment at Kalaburagi and Hyderabad for the infection. Also Read - Chennai Super Kings Donate 450 Oxygen Concentrators to Tamil Nadu Government in Fight Against Covid-19
Besides, a young woman, with travel history to the UK (United Kingdom) has also tested positive for the deadly virus, state Health Minister B. Sriramulu said on Tuesday. “We have 2 more COVID-19 cases in Karnataka, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 10 in the state,” said Sriramulu in a tweet. Also Read - SARS-CoV-2 is Airborne: US CDC Revises Its Public Guidelines on Spread of Coronavirus
Meanwhile, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India rose to 125 on Tuesday. Of the total 125, Maharashtra has highest number of cases, followed by Kerala.
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Total Confirmed cases (Indian National)||Total Confirmed cases ( Foreign National )||Cured/|
|12||Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir||3||0||0||0|
|13||Union Territory of Ladakh||4||0||0||0|
|Total number of confirmed cases in India||103||22||13||2|
On the other hand, the total number of deaths due to coronavirus across the world crossed the 7,000 mark. According to worldometers.info, the total number of deaths across the globe were recorded at 7,071, out of 179,814 total cases.