Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus July 29 Highlights: IMD issues yellow alert for 23 districts in state
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News July 29 Highlights: The number of deaths linked to the pandemic in the state breached the 2000-mark Tuesday as 102 more fatalities in the last few days were linked to the pandemic.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall in coastal and interior parts of Karnataka on Wednesday and Thursday. (PTI Photo)
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News July 29 Highlights: Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar Tuesday said that the state is likely to adopt a centralised system in place to classify asymptomatic, symptomatic and mild symptomatic persons.
“Treatment based on the severity of the cases will be recommended using the same,” Sudhakar said.
Meanwhile, the number of deaths linked to the pandemic in the state breached the 2000-mark Tuesday as 102 more fatalities in the last few days were linked to the pandemic. Of the total 2055 deaths so far, 957 are from Bengaluru. The other districts with most deaths to date are Mysuru (123), Dakshina Kannada (116), and Dharwad (109).
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As per the statistics shared by the Department of Health and Family Welfare Services, the total number of Covid-19 cases in Bengaluru has seen a jump of over eight folds since the beginning of July. Express Photo/Ralph Alex Arakal
Meanwhile, as Bengaluru continues to be the worst hit in Karnataka due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, doctors point out several reasons for the continuing trend — delay in patients seeking medical treatment, difficulty to procure drugs for Covid-19 treatment, and staff shortage among others.
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