Record Spike Of Cases In K'taka, AP, Telangana

The New Indian Express Chennai|June 01, 2020

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Record Spike Of Cases In K'taka, AP, Telangana
As of May 31, Karnataka has crossed the 3,000 mark in COVID-19 cases. It took 9 days for the state to go from 1000 to 2000 cases and only a week to go from 2000 to 3000.

The tally now stands at 3221, of which 52.34 percent are cases of patients who have travelled from Maharashtra alone (1686 cases from MH). 299 cases registered is once again the single highest daily spike of COVID-19 cases in Karnataka. Two more persons died from the disease on Sunday, taking the death toll to 51. One was a 50-year-old man from Raichur who returned from Maharashtra. was in quarantine and was diagnosed with Severe Acute Respiratory Illness, Pneumonia, Sepsis and respiratory failure. He was admitted on May 28 and died the next day. The second fatality was a 75-year-old man from a containment zone in Bidar, having symptoms of fever, breathlessness and hypertension. He was admitted on May 18 in a private hospital and died on May 29 at his residence, after which his test came positive. Bengaluru’s own score has crossed the 350-mark seeing 357 cases.

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