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The young in B'luru are catching virus too


Of all COVID-19 patients in city, 32% are between 20-29 yrs outdated

About 32% of the COVID-19 patients in Bengaluru are between the age of 20 and 29 years, an age-wise distribution of knowledge shows, dispelling the improper perception that the younger are proof against coronavirus. A majority of the sure instances were reported in East and South Bengaluru, which boasts of the city’s posh residential areas and high-rise buildings.

The age-wise and area-wise data was acquired from the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), which is collating information from the Health Department at the number of sure instances, besides holding a monitor on the entire 14,910 individuals who returned to Bengaluru from abroad between March eight and 23.

Among the 50 sure instances as on Saturday, 16 are kids and nine are senior voters. As many as 21 sure instances are within the 30-59 year age group. Among the patients, 30 are males and 20, girls. The data does now not rely the nine, who've recovered.

Healthcare professionals say that no person is proof against the disease but added that the older people have higher susceptibility to it.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has additionally warned people against socialising whilst officials within the state have prompt people to stick indoors. Most of the younger infected with the disease have a trip history to nations corresponding to the USA, UK and Spain.

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East & South Bengaluru
East Bengaluru reported 18 COVID-19 sure instances, which is the very best amongst BBMP zones. The zone contains the central parts of Bengaluru including Shantala Nagara, Shantinagar and CV Raman Nagar and residential areas including Hebbal, Sanjay Nagar, Nagawara.

While 11 sure instances were found in South Bengaluru corresponding to Basavanagudi, Jaynagar, Padmanabhanagar, 8 were reported in Mahadevapura zone, the place numerous instrument professionals are living. The least number of instances were reported in Yelahanka and RR Nagar with just one case every.

Most patients are being treated in hospitals corresponding to Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases, KG General Hospital, Victoria General Hospital, Jayanagar General Hospital, Manipal Hospital, Mallige Medical Hospital and others.


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