Karnataka has confirmed its second death due to coronavirus as the test results of a 75-year-old woman from Chikaballapur district were positive, Addl Chief Secretary (Health and Family Welfare Department) Jawaid Akhtar said.
The woman from Gouribidanur, who had returned from Mecca, died at Bowring Hospital at 1 pm on Wednesday. She suffered from diabetes, heartburn and a hip fracture as well.
For the uninitiated, the first death was of a 76-year-old man from Kalaburagi on March 10 who had returned from Saudi Arabia.
For the uninitiated, the total number of #COVID19 positive cases rise to 649 in India (including 593 active cases, 42 cured/discharged people and 13 deaths), confirmed Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The country is currently witnessing 21-days complete lockdown in order to fight with the pandemic coronavirus outbreak.