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No new Covid-19 cases in Mysuru for two consecutive days, tally at 60

Prime News, Karnataka, Health, Disease, Bengaluru/Mysuru, April 21:- In a big relief to district administration, no new Covid-19 cases were reported in Mysuru for the last two consecutive days (April 20, 21) and the tally of cases stand at 60.

Total of 84 cases have been reported in Mysuru district, bulk of the cases is from Nanjangud-based pharma company Jubilant Generics’ employees and their family members and rest linked to Delhi event and Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (SARI) and some patients have exhibited Influenza Like Illness (ILI). With 24 patients cured/discharged, the total of cases in the district remained at 60 as of Tuesday afternoon.

It appears that the measures taken by the district administration to contain the spread of the virus started to bear results as the curve started flattening in Mysuru district.

Deputy Commissioner of Mysuru, Abhiram G Sankar had on Monday said that the number of positive cases in the district will come down in coming days.

Strict quarantine measures, lockdown implementation in Mysuru district somewhat helped the authorities in bringing down the cases.

Meanwhile in Karnataka, seven new Covid-19 cases have been reported on Tuesday, bringing the tally to 415 with 112 cured/discharged and 17 deaths recorded so far.

Among the seven cases, three are from Vijayapura, three from Kalaburagi and one from Dakshina Kannada.

Patients 410, 411 and 415 are from Vijayapura. The patients are a 18-year-old girl, 30-year-old woman and 18-year-old girl, all contracted the virus from P-306.

P-412, a 29-year-old man is suffering from Influenza Like Illness (ILI), P-413, a 61-year-old man whose contact tracing is underway in Kalaburagi and P-414, a 80-year man, also a resident of Kalaburagi, is a known case of Parkinson’s Disease since 4 years and was bedridden since 3 years, was admitted on April 19 at designated hospital in Kalaburagi with complaint of SARI and expired at designated hospital, becoming the seventeenth fatality in the state. (NAV)

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