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Karnataka health minister Sriramulu gets treated at govt hospital, recovers

Published Aug 17, 2020, 11:44 am IST
Updated Aug 17, 2020, 11:44 am IST
Health minister Sriramulu
 Health minister Sriramulu

Karnataka Health minister Mr Sriramulu who was admitted to the government-run Bowring Hospital last week has tested negative for Corona. He was discharged on Sunday.

Mr Sriramulu thanked people for their wishes and tweeted "Thanks to your wishes and prayers I have completely recovered from Corona."

"On being diagnosed with Covid19, was admitted at the Bowring Hospital and it is due to the treatment provided at the hospital that I have been discharged today" Mr Sriramulu tweeted and said that his recovery was possible due to the dedicated service of the doctors and medical staff. Mr Sriramulu's admission and his recovery from government hospital has come as a relief to the people who had given up their faith over the quality of the government hospitals in the state.

As per the health bulletin issued by the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Karnataka registered 7,040 fresh Corona positive cases on Sunday. Since Saturday day, there were 124 deaths in the state.Bengaluru recorded 49 deaths out of 124.

Bengaluru recorded more than 2,000 cases and had 2,131 fresh cases. Mysuru followed Bengaluru in the list and added 620 cases and Belagavi with 478 cases.

The state which used to test more than 50,000 samples on Sunday tested only 43,626 samples. The number of recoveries is consistently crossing 5,000 every day and on Sunday 6,680 patients who were completely recovered from Corona were discharged and sent home.

While the total tally stands at 2.26 lakh, the state has 81,512 active cases.

Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru


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