Another COVID-19 death reported in Karnataka, toll rises to 6

Bengaluru, Apr 9 () An 80-year-old woman, who wasdiagnosed with coronavirus after developing severe respiratoryproblems died of cardiac arrest in Gadag district early onThursday, taking the toll in Karnataka to six, districtofficials said.

According to a senior official in that district, thepatient was admitted to a designated hospital a few days agowith severe respiratory problems.

On April 6, test reports confirmed that she was infectedwith COVID-19. At 12.55 am on Thursday she died of cardiacarrest."

With this, the number of deaths caused by COVID-19reached six in the state, whereas the total positive cases ason Wednesday evening stood at 181. GMSROH ROH