A couple of weeks back Kamegowda experienced been praised for his effort and hard work in direction of digging over 16 ponds in Karnataka. However, now the 85-calendar year-aged has tested constructive for COVID-19 in Mandya.
The ‘pond man’ as he is fondly referred to as has been admitted to the Mandya Professional medical Faculty Medical center (MMCH) where by is recovering just after his swab analyzed constructive.
How did Kamegowda contract COVID-19?
The 85-12 months-aged Kamegowda was admitted to MMCH on Tuesday with a historical past of being an bronchial asthma affected individual. Kamegowda is a resident of Dasanadoddi village, Mandya in Karnataka.
Kamegowda had not too long ago fractured his leg as effectively and was taken to the clinic for treatment in an ambulance on Monday night, upon arriving at the medical center he experienced to endure the mandatory examination for COVID-19. Pursuing his tests constructive, equally his sons and daughters-in-regulation will also undertake the exam.
Kamegowda is currently asymptomatic and is responding effectively to the treatment, although his young children and relatives are under household quarantine awaiting exam success. On the other hand, authorities are questioning where by the elderly guy caught the virus. The possibility of him getting contracted the virus in the ambulance is also being deemed by overall health officials.
Not long ago, the Kamegowda was appreciated for his efforts toward lakes and ponds in digging 16 of them in the district. He gained praise from the Prime Minister also for his operate. The KSRTC not long ago issued a absolutely free life span pass to the ‘pond man’ to recognise his function in the spot of h2o conservation.