10 new coronavirus cases reported in Karnataka, tally climbs to 191

Bengaluru, Apr 9 () An 80-year-old woman from Gadagdistrict became the sixthCOVID-19 fatality in Karnataka,where 10 new positive cases were confirmed, pushing the tallyin the state to 191, the health department said on Thursday.

The elderly woman died on April 8 in Gadag, thedepartment said in its mid-day situation update.

Confirming that her reports tested positive on April 7,officials had said, she had a history of Severe AcuteRespiratory Infection (SARI).

The fresh cases have been reported in the state from lastevening to this noon.Advertisement

Till date, 191 COVID-19 positive cases have beenconfirmed, which includes 6 deaths and 28 discharges, theupdate said.

Among the 10 positive cases, eight are contacts ofpatients who have already tested positive- one each fromBelagavi, Mandya and Chikkaballapura; , two from Mysuru, andthree from Bagalkote; while two from Bengaluru city are with atravel history to Delhi.

Three cases from Bagalkote are children- two boys of 4and 13 years of age, and the girls is 9 years old. KSUROH ROH