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3 dists of KK region find a place in top 10 dists with Covid patients

Three districts of Kalyana Karnataka region-Kalaburagi, Bidar and Ballari-found place in top 10 districts with Covid-19 patients.

According to a daily State bulletin, Kalaburagi district stood fifth in the State while Bidar district with 15 active patients stood eighth. Ballari district with 13 positive cases was in the 10th position. Kalaburagi has 36 positive patients including four deaths so far.

Bengaluru urban with 91 positive cases including four casualties grabbed the first position in the State followed by Mysuru (88 positive cases) and Belagavi (43 patients including one death). However, Chitradurga and Kodagu districts stand last with 19th and 20th positions respectively.

Out of 35 positive cases in Kalaburagi, three people got discharged from the hospital and 28 patients are still undergoing treatment in ESIC hospital. In Bidar, all 15 positive patients are being treated at BRIMS. A surge in the number of positive patients in the district has sent a total of 1,379 people to home quarantine. As many as 331 people are under self-reporting. About 981 people have completed 28-day home quarantine. As many as 209 people were isolated in the hospital till 2 pm on Wednesday. A total of 2,181 throat swab samples were sent to the laboratory so for. Of which, 998 samples confirmed negative. The results of 1,146 samples are awaited, the bulletin explained.

Out of 19 containment zones created in the district so for, 17 zones are still active. House-to-house survey of about 35,822 houses has been completed in the district. The primary contact of the positive patients soared to 473 from 444 contacts on Tuesday and secondary contacts Covid-19 patients’ rose to 1,767.

Cases booked

The officials of Excise Department have raided 111 places under the Kalaburagi subdivision from April 7 to 21 and booked 13 cases for selling liquor by flouting lockdown norms. Along with liquor, three motorbikes and two four-wheelers have been seized.

The value of the seized materials and vehicles is estimated to be Rs 6,32,845, said a press release.

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