Coronavirus positive on Sunday : Dakshina Kannada district -97, Udupi – 40 cases

10:58 PM, Sunday, June 28th, 2020
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corona virusMangaluru : Dakshina Kannada district saw its biggest single-day spike in coronavirus with  97 cases and Udupi district reported 40 new cases on Sunday June 28.

As per the district health bulletin, the 97 who tested positive on Sunday, 32 are returnees from Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Mumbai. Among the 97 new patients, 21 have been diagnosed with influenza-like illness (ILI), five with severe acute respiratory illness (SARI) and 10 were primary contacts of earlier patients. Contact tracing process of 28 patients is on.

In Dakshina Kannada, including 166 people on Sunday a total of 47,190  have been screened so far. Total of 13,294 samples have been sent for tests till date, out of which 12,141 have turned out negative, and 673 positive, including 10 persons from other districts. Out of these, 238 are currently active. As many as 422 persons have recovered and been discharged.

Total six patients, including one woman, were discharged from Wenlock on Sunday.

As many as 377 samples were sent for testing on Sunday. Reports of 178 samples were received on Sunday, out of which 97 tested positive and the rest negative. Reports of 480 samples are awaited.

In Udupi district 40 new  coronavirus cases reported on Sunday, 18 are men, 15 women and six children. Among them, 15 have travel history to Maharashtra, two are returnees from Bengaluru, and six are corona warriors including doctors and healthcare workers. One is a returnee from Bagalkote, and 16 are primary contacts of previous patients.

As many as 1001 people, including 10 on Sunday, have been discharged from isolation wards so far.

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