Bengaluru CoronaVirus Live Updates March 17: Two More Test Positive in Bengaluru, One From Kalaburgi, Who Are They?


CoronaVirus is ripping apart the economy and normal livelihood of millions across the globe. Hugely populous India is beginning to face the brunt of Level 2 and 3 transmission of the virus in the country. There has been a significant surge in the total count which mounts to 87, including two deaths. The major regions affected are Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Delhi NCR Region and Rajasthan.

While the state governments brace for the worst, the Government of Karnataka has taken some proactive measures like shutting down malls, theaters, mass gathering events, weddings and schools. This order came into effect from the 15th of March 2020.

Total Coronavirus Cases in Karnataka

Karnataka’s total count has risen up to 10 as of 17th March 2020, 9:00 AM IST.

  • A 60 year-old person, a contact of the deceased Kalaburagi COVID-19 patient, has tested positive.

Total CoronaVirus Cases in Bangalore Today (17th March)

  • A 20 year-old woman with travel history to the UK has tested positive.
  • A 32 year-old software engineer with history of travel to US via London has tested positive. This man arrived in Bengaluru on March 8th and has been in home isolation ever since. His case is linked with the 50-year-old Bengaluru software professional who was tested positive on March 10th.

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