One dead, 196 Covid cases raise Karnataka tally to 1,939
Saturday - May 23, 2020 2:49 pm , Category : HEALTH
Bengaluru, May 23 (IANS) A 32-year-old man from Bengaluru Urban succumbed to Covid-19 even as 196 cases have been reported in the past 19 hours, highest single day rise, spiking the state's tally to 1,939, an official said on Saturday."Positive case 1,270, 32-year-old male resident of Bengaluru Urban admitted to designated hospital on Tuesday with complaint of breathing difficulty died on Saturday due to cardiac arrest," said a health official.The deceased man also suffered from comorbidity.His death is Karnataka's 42nd Covid death and Bengaluru Urban's 10th.Another patient also died on Saturday but for a non-covid reason, second such death in the state."Positive case 1,783 died due to non-Covid reason," said the official.He was a 55-year-old man from Dakshina Kannada who returned from Maharashtra.Among the 196 new infections, cases spiked in Gadag, Yadgiri, Chikkaballapura, Raichur and Mandya.