Coronavirus cases : Dakshina Kannada 173, Deaths 11, Udupi 217, Deaths 6

1:22 AM, Friday, August 7th, 2020

coronavirus Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada district reported 173 new coronavirus cases and 11 deaths. Udupi district recorded 217 new corona cases and six deaths on Thursday, August 6.

As per the district health bulletin, the 173 cases, as many as 119 are from Mangaluru, four from Moodbidri, one from Mulky, 21 from Bantwal, four from Beltangady, 13 from Puttur, two from Kadaba, five from Sullia and four are from outside DK district. With this, the total number of cases in Mangaluru has risen to 4,739, Moodbidri 98, Mulky 91, Bantwal 627, Beltangady 314, Puttur 316, Kadaba 55, and Sullia 82. As many as 393 cases so far are from outside DK district.

A total of 6,715 positive cases have been reported till date, out of which 3,398 are currently active. As many as 3,116 patients have recovered and been discharged from hospital, including 107 on Thursday. A total of 201 deaths have occurred so far, including 11 on Thursday.

Among the 173 new cases, 83 have influenza-like illness (ILI), 13 have been diagnosed with severe acute respiratory illness (SARI), 23 are primary contacts, and 50 are under investigation. Four have international travelling history.

Udupi district reported 217 new corona cases and six deaths  on Thursday August 6.

As per the health bulletin, the 217 new cases, 90 are in Udupi, 81 in Kundapur, 44 in Karkala, and two from outside the district. As many as 85 cases symptomatic and 132 asymptomatic. Among them, 129 are male and 88 female out of which 93 have contracted infection from primary contacts, 62 have ILI symptoms, nine have SARI symptoms, 51 are under investigation, and two have domestic travelling history. Out of the 217, 12 have been admitted to COVID care centre, 84 to designated COVID hospital, 42 to designated COVID health hospital and 79 are under home isolation.

As many as 3,157 patients have been discharged so far, including 85 on Thursday, and 2,153 cases are currently active. As per the district bulletin, 50 deaths have occurred so far including six on Thursday. One positive case has been transferred to Dakshina Kannada.


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