Coronavirus is spreading at community level in this state, says minister

While many states fear of community transmission of coronavirus, Karnataka Minister JC Madhuswamy on stated that the novel virus is spreading the community level in the state. Tumakuru district-in-charge minister Madhuswamy said that the medical condition of eight infected with COVID-19 admitted to Tumkur COVID hospital is critical.

He added that “There is no guarantee of their lives as per the information. We somewhere feel we are worried that coronavirus is spreading at the community level.”

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He further said that “We have reached a point where it is difficult for the district authorities to restrain it, even though we are trying to restrain it. Somewhere the situation is going out of hand.”

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Recently, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, Deputy CM Ashwath Narayan, Medical Education Minister Dr. Sudhakar, have denied the spread of community transmission in Karnataka.

In Karnataka, the total number of coronavirus cases stands at 25,317, out of which 14,389 are active cases, 10,527 recovered and 401 deaths, according to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

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The total number of coronavirus cases in India has increased to 7,19,665 out of which 2,59,557 are active cases, 4,39,948 cured and discharged and 20,160 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Tuesday.

-PTC News