New Delhi, March 27
A 10-month-old has tested positive for COVID-19 in Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka. The baby, from Sajipanadu village in Bantwal Taluk, was suffering from fever and severe acute respiratory illness and was admitted to a private hospital in Mangaluru on March 23.
The baby’s throat swab had been sent for testing on the next day. It was confirmed as positive on March 23, a release from Ramachandra Bayari, District Health and Family Welfare Officer said on March 27. The condition of the baby is stable now.