One elderly man tested positive who returned from Jharkhand
Identified as P1687 male aged 75 and could be from the two who had tested positive a day ago from Shirguppi Athani.
With this the total of Positive cases has now risen to 120.
70 people have recovered and have been discharged.
Active cases stand at 57 in Belagavi district.
For a third time in a week the number of Covid 19 positive cases has crossed the 100 mark in a single day in the state.
Since Thursday evening, 105 cases have been reported. This has taken the total tally to 1710. Going by the pace at which the number of fresh cases is adding up.
Eighty-four out of the 105 cases are returnees from Maharashtra.
Most of the persons who had returned to Belagavi from Maharashtra and who are quarantined at various locations their swab tests are due to be taken and results can be expected in a couple of days.
As per the SOP all would have to undergo a test after 12 days of Quarantine, but in Belagavi city as per the tweets who are in quarantine have said, they would be tested after 14 days and then they would have to wait for 2-3 days for the results to come.
Most of them quarantined were enraged over the administration calls to take their tests after 14 days, as they would have to spend more time in quarantine and all those who are self paying would have to shell more from their pockets till their tests are done and results are received.