3 more test positive in Karnataka with Tablighi connect

Bengaluru, April 3 : Three more Tablighi Jamaat pilgrims have tested Covid-19 positive in Karnataka, raising the state's tally to 128, an official said on Friday.

"As of 5 p.m.

on Friday, 128 Covid-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, including three deaths and 11 discharges," said the health official.

Across the state, 111 Covid-19 patients, including a pregnant woman, are in isolation at designated hospitals and their condition is stated to be stable, except three -- cases No.

43, 101 and 102.

After one non-Tablighi case surfaced in the morning, Friday saw three more Tablighi men from Belagavi testing positive for the dreaded virus.

The state's 126th Covid positive case is a 70-year-old from Belagavi who attended the Tablighi Jamaat religious congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin area last month.

A 26-year-old Tablighi pilgrim from the same place is the 127th case.

Karnataka's last case for Friday is a 20-year-old from Belagavi who also attended the Tablighi event.

All the new cases have been admitted to a designated hospital in Belagavi, 510 km from from Bengaluru on the west coast of the state.

With these, the number of positive cases in the state with Tablighi connect has gone up to 13.



Source: IANS