HUBBALLI: A 67-year-old woman has become the 12th person to die of Covid-19 in the Dharwad district.
The woman, identified as Patient No. 23273, developed the Covid-9 symptoms on June 26. She had cough and fever for four days and breathlessness for two days.
She suffered from Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) and had co-morbidities of diabetes and hypertension. She was admitted to hospital at 10.04 pm, July 1, and died at 9.45 am on July 5. The cause of death was Type-2 diabetes, systematic hypertension, bronchopneumonia, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) and Covid-19.
She had no history of travel or contact with any Covid-19 patient, according to the Information Department.
This apart, as many as 15 patients in the Dharwad district are still in the ICU. They are: Patient numbers 10807, 12121, 12123, 12135, 12137, 13465, 14537, 15607, 16953, 16957, 16959, 18684, 18708, 18716 and 20060.