US returnee tests positive for virus, cases touch 8 in K’taka


Team Udayavani, Mar 17, 2020, 9:08 AM IST

Bengaluru: A 32-year-old man, who returned from the US via London earlier this month, has tested positive for coronavirus making it the eighth case in Karnataka, the health department said on Monday.

He was on home quarantine, and is now admitted to an isolation facility.

“One positive case was confirmed today (Monday).The total number of cases in the state is eight, including one death…He had returned from the US via London on March 8 by the same flight as patient number-4 who tested positive,” a statement said.

He was under home quarantine, and is now put in an isolation facility, it said, adding that his two primary contacts were wife and housemaid, and all preventive measures and contact tracing have been initiated, the statement said.

Further details would be shared on Tuesday, it added.

The health department bulletin also said the five other COVID-19 positive patients are in isolation at designated hospital in Bengaluru and all are stable.

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