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1 woman tests Positive – First SARI case in Belagavi

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Belagavi today saw its first SARI case with 30-year female testing positive for COVID-19.

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P-10626 30 Female Belagavi SARI and she is from Vantamuri colony according to sources. 

Severe acute respiratory infections (SARI): An acute respiratory infection with a history of fever or measured fever of ≥ 38° C and cough with onset within the last 7 days and requires overnight hospitalization.

Symptoms of SARI are similar to those of Covid-19. Doctors insist that most of the patients in Karnataka with symptoms of SARI are secondary contacts of an index patient.

SARI patients have pneumonia-like symptoms. “There may be a risk of contagion in these cases. So it is decided to treat them like Covid-19 patients.

If these patients are tested positive for coronavirus, they are shifted to the Covid-19 ward.

 

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P-3140 was discharged today

One person is being treated in the ICU.

 

The state saw 445 new cases in the day with 10 new COVID deaths and current active cases stand at 3905.

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