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7 More Covid Deaths In Dharwad, Highest In Karnataka

DHARWAD: Seven more patients have died of Covid-19 in the Dharwad district, raising the total fatalities to 27. Six of them are from the Dharwad district and one from the Haveri district, according to the Department of Health and Family Welfare.

For the record, Dharwad accounted for the most fatalities in Karnataka, which saw only 17 new deaths.

Patient-18716, a 55-year-old native of Madapur, Savanur taluk, Haveri district, suffered from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARI) and complained of cough and severe breathlessness. He was also suffering from chronic lung disease and diabetes. He was hospitalised on July 2 and died on July 8.

Patient-23232, an 88-year-old resident of Girni Chawl, Hubballi, suffered from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARI) and complained of breathlessness. He also had hypertension and diabetes. He was hospitalised on July 1 and died on July 3. He tested positive for Covid-19 posthumously.

Patient-24839, a 65-year-old resident of Sonia Gandhi Nagar, Hubballi, suffered from Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) and complained of cold, cough and fever. He had the co-morbidities of hypertension and diabetes. He was hospitalised on July 7 and died on July 8.

Patient-25532, a 67-year-old man from Bantikatta, Old Hubballi, suffered from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARI) and complained of fever and breathlessness. He also had diabetes and hypertension. He was admitted to hospital on July 4 and died on July 8.

Patient-28410, a 78-year-old woman from Mulla Oni, Hubballi, suffered from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARI) and complained of fever, cough and breathlessness. She was hospitalised on July 6 and died the next day.

Patient-30725, a 54-year-old resident of Beerband Galli, Hubballi, suffered from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARI) and complained of fever, cough and breathlessness. He also had diabetes and hypertension. He was admitted to hospital on July 6 and died on July 9.

Patient-30726, an 85-year-old man from Siddhaganga Colony, Hubballi, suffered from Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) and complained of fever and cough. He had the co-morbidities of diabetes and hypertension. He was admitted to Railway Hospital on July 5 and died on July 7, Dharwad Deputy Commissioner Nitesh Patil said in a statement.

All the bodies were wrapped in two layers of shrouds and the final rites were conducted as per the Covid-19 protocol, Patil added.

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