Prime News, Karnataka, Health, Disease, Bengaluru/Mysuru, April 18:- With the detection of three new cases of novel coronavirus, the tally of active cases in Mysuru touched 64 on Saturday, according to the figures released from Health and Family Welfare Services Department, Government of Karnataka.
In Mysuru, Two new cases are linked to Jubilant Life Sciences in Nanjangud and one has history of Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (SARI).
A total of 76 cases have been confirmed in Mysuru so far, with the 12 patients cured/discharged from hospital. The actual cases of infection now stands at 64 on Saturday.
With 64 active cases, Mysuru surpassed Bengaluru (54) in number of Covid-19 cases reported in the state. Mysuru has been declared a ‘red zone’ by the Union Health Ministry and is a hotspot for coronavirus positive cases.
On Saturday, a total of 12 positive cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Karnataka, bringing the total number of virus cases to 371.
Of the 12 positive cases, three are from Mysuru, two each from Kalaburagi and Bagalkote, one each from Vijayapura, Hubballi-Dharwad, Belagavi, Gadag and Malavalli in Mandya district.
30-year-old man (P-365), 50-year-old man (P-366) are linked to Nanjangud pharma company and 65-year-old (P-369) is a native of Nanjangud.
In Kalaburagi, 34-year-old man (P-360) and 16-year-old youth (P-361) from Shahbad tested positive for the virus. P-360 is a contact of P-205 while P-361 is a contact of P-174.
60-year-old man (P-362) from Vijayapura who tested positive is a contact of P-221; 63-year-old man (P-363) from Hubballi-Dharwad is the lone case from the region and is a secondary contact of P-236, while a 45-year-old man from Hirebagevadi in Belagavi district (P-364) is a contact of P-128.
P-367 is a 65-year-old man and P-368 is a 48-year-old woman, both from Bagalkote and are the secondary contact of P-186.
42-year-old man (P-370) from Gadag who tested positive for the novel coronavirus is a secondary contact of P-304, while a 39-year-old man from Malavalli was in contact with P-134 and P-138.
The Health and Family Welfare Services Department has categorised the districts based on the number of positive cases reported in the respective district into three zones – red, yellow and white.
Bagalkote, Ballari, Belagavi, Bengaluru Rural, Urban, Bidar, Chikkaballapura, Dakshina Kannada, Kalaburagi, Mandya, Mysuru, Uttara Kannada and Vijayapura come under red zone, while Dharwad, Gadag, Kodagu and Udupi districts come under yellow zone and Chamarajanagara and Chikkamagaluru with no positive cases, Chitraduraga also no active cases, Davangere, Hassan, Haveri Raichur, Ramanagara, Shivamogga, Tumakuru and Yadgiri categorised in white zone.
The districts which come under white zone have reported very few positive cases and or no cases reported so far.