Sanitary workers in Andhra Pradesh
Sanitary workers in Andhra Pradesh
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April 08: COVID-19 Updates

A live blog to track news from south India

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Karnataka: Out of 181 who are positive in Karnataka, 71 came from abroad and the remaining from Delhi and other places. A total of 808 who had attended the Nizamuddin meet have been quarantined. Another 581 who attended have not yet returned to the state. "This is a dynamic list and it will change," minister Suresh Kumar has said.

Kerala: 9 new positive cases in the state today. Of these, 2 are Nizamuddin returnees. 

Tamil Nadu: 48 new cases in the state. Of these 42 are Nizamuddin returnees. Total tally at 738. 

Karnataka: 5th death recorded. The patient was diagnosed with Severe Acute Respiratory Infection. He was admitted to a private hospital in Kalaburagi. The hospital did not inform the Government. He was shifted to ESI hospital where he passed away yesterday. His sample tested positive today. He is the 2nd patient in Karnataka to test positive after death. Government has issued legal notice of criminal negligence to the private hospital and shut it down and the entire hospital staff has been quarantined.

Latest COVID-19 figures: Tamil Nadu: 738; Kerala: 344; Telangana: 364; Andhra Pradesh: 329; Karnataka: 181

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