8 new positive cases raise Karnataka corona tally to 511

Bengaluru, April 27 : Karnataka registered eight new COVID-19 positive cases in the past 19 hours, raising the state's tally to 511.

"Till date, 511 Corona positive cases have been confirmed.

This includes 19 deaths and 188 discharges," said a health official.

Six Covid-19 patients got discharged, with total discharges rising from 182 to 188.

Among the eight new cases, five are men and three women, including a 13 year old boy.

Of the eight new cases, five are contacts of earlier cases while the boy is suffering from Influenza Like Illness (ILI).

Among the new cases, Dakshina Kannada, Jamkhandi, Bagalkote and Vijayapura contributed two cases each and Bengaluru Urban and Nagamangala, Mandya, one each.

The health department said that the 466th positive case, a 50-year-old man from Bengaluru, who committed suicide on Monday morning has died of a non-Covid cause.

"Patient (466) died on Monday with non-Covid cause," said the morning medical bulletin.

According to the health department, the 50-year-old man was admitted in the Victoria hospital on Friday with history of Pneumonia, hypertension, HCV positive and chronic kidney disease with regular dialysis.



Source: IANS