Kalaburagi (Karnataka), Dec 13 (ANI): At least 7 people have died due to diphtheria since September 2019 in Karnataka's Kalaburagi district. More than hundreds of cases have been registered till now. Campaign is carried out in schools, social welfare hostels and anganwadi centres. Speaking on the same, District Health Officer MK Patil said, "Till date, 134 cases of diphtheria have been reported in the district with 7 deaths. In view of this, state government had launched an awareness campaign".