Lockdown day 50: Corona tally in Dakshina Kannada rises by 1, one death; no cases in Udupi

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru/Udupi

Mangaluru/Udupi, May 13: The 50th day of lockdown turned out to be sad for Dakshina Kannada (DK) as coronavirus claimed its fourth victim on Wednesday, May 13. In addition, one person was tested positive and one person was cured and discharged. No cases were reported in Udupi.

As reported earlier, a 58-year-old woman, a resident of Boloor, passed away today after being in the ICU for a few days. Meanwhile, a 38-year-old woman from Daranda Bagilu in Pilar, Someshwar, tested positive for coronavirus. Both the deceased and the one tested positive had contracted the infection at First Neuro Hospital.

The lone patient who was discharged today was a lady, identified by number P-501, 47-year-old resident of Narikombu, Panemangalore. The lady works as a sweeper in First Neuro Hospital, Padil. She was tested corona-positive on April 26. 

In Dakshina Kannada, a total of 40,727 people have been screened so far, including 23 on Wednesday. As many as 22 people are currently admitted in NIT-K Suratkal quarantine facility with two new admissions on Wednesday.

As many 6,073 people have completed 28 days of quarantine.

A total of 4,625 samples have been sent for tests so far, out of which reports of 4,453 tested negative, 34 positive, and 15 are currently active. As many as 15 persons have recovered and been discharged, and four deaths have occurred so far.

Out of the 34 positive cases, 28 patients are of Dakshina Kannada, one each from Bhatkal and Udupi, and four from Kerala.

Condition of an 80-year-old woman from Kulshekar is still serious.

Reports of 148 samples were received on Wednesday, out of which 147 tested negative and one positive.

Reports of 138 samples are awaited. As many as 14 persons have been admitted for observation.

A total of 3,138 people have been treated at fever clinics so far. On Wednesday, eight cases of severe acute respiratory illness (SARI) were reported.

In Udupi district, a total of 2,938 people have completed 28 days of quarantine, including 69 on Wednesday, and a total of 3,628 have completed 14 days of quarantine, including 35 on Wednesday. As many as 671 persons are currently in home quarantine.

Altogether, 11 high-risk persons and four low-risk persons are under hospital quarantine. A total of 64 people are in isolation wards, including 13 fresh admissions on Wednesday. One is a CODID suspect, 10 among them have SARI and two influenza-like illness.

As many as 465 people, including 22 on Wednesday, have been discharged from isolation wards so far.

A total of 1,737 samples have been collected so far, including 70 on Wednesday. Out of them, 1,672 samples have turned out to be negative, and 62 reports are awaited. Three people who had tested positive earlier have all recovered and have been discharged from hospital.





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  • Andhbhakhts, Mangalore

    Thu, May 14 2020

    Present government is only interested in making headlines and reversing the decisions.
    India is suffering because of arrogant and unilateral decision by the present regim without studying ground report in the first instance.

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  • Thousif, Manglore, Bolar

    Wed, May 13 2020

    I Request every one there is relaxation from Lockdown but Please stay in home dnt rick your and your family life in danger . If Government want money they will open everything but last we all will suffer ..

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