Unlock day 33: 139 new coronavirus cases in DK, eight deaths; 34 in Udupi

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru/Udupi

Mangaluru/Udupi, Jul 10: In a sad day, Dakshina Kannada on Friday July 10, recorded 139 cases and eight deaths in the district. Meanwhile, Udupi reported 34 new cases.

A total of 22,585 samples have been sent for tests so far. As many as 20,737 have turned out negative, and 1,848 are positive till date. Out of these, 1,057 cases are currently active. As many as 753 persons have recovered and been discharged, and 38 deaths have occurred so far.

Eight deaths were reported on Friday. The victims are seven males aged 35, 48, 55, 57, 65, 67, 68 and a female aged 58.

As many as 51 patients were discharged from Wenlock and other private hospitals on Friday.

Of the 139 who tested positive on Friday, 83 are males and 56 females including 10 children. Five have returned abroad, one from another district, 60 are diagnosed with influenza-like illness (ILI), nine are diagnosed with severe acute respiratory illness (SARI) and contact tracing process of 64 patients is on.


As per the health bulletin released by the Udupi district administration, a total of 4,875 people have completed 28 days of quarantine, and a total of 4,875 have completed 14 days of quarantine. As many as 1,261 persons are currently in home quarantine.

A total of 141 people are in isolation wards, including 21 fresh admissions on Friday. Among the new admissions, six are Covid suspects, eight have SARI and seven influenza-like illness.

As many as 1,089 people, including 25 on Friday, have been discharged from isolation wards so far.

A total of 21,409 samples have been collected so far, including 698 on Friday, out of which 106 each are COVID contacts and COVID suspects. Out of them, 17,508 samples have turned out to be negative, including 673 on Friday, and 2,424 reports are awaited.

As many as 1,477 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported so far in the district, including 34 on Friday. As many as 1,224 patients have been discharged so far including seven on Friday, and 250 cases are currently active. Three deaths have occurred so far. One positive case has been transferred to Dakshina Kannada.

Among the 34 new cases, 10 are diagnosed with influenza-like illness (ILI), three have travelled from abroad, four have come from other districts, and contact tracing of 17 is under process.




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  • Abba, Mangalore

    Fri, Jul 10 2020

    Wenlock was providing good treatment intially..But now every day deaths happening and increasing. Authorities have to see whether the treatment protocol and care is followed and given properly. It's a matter of concern for Mangalore being hospital city and medical education hub who has provided doctors all over world.

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  • Ajay Rebello, Kallianpur

    Sat, Jul 11 2020

    Do not expect good treatment at govt hospital for free as time passes and cases increase you will be lucky just to get admitted. What is painful is that despite having such excellent medical institu

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  • sri_elder, Karkala

    Fri, Jul 10 2020

    Government should modify arogya setu app to take user input and make smart decisions whether to meet some person or not as below.
    Suppose i am going meet 4 people tomorrow and also nearby petrol bunk.
    All i want to know tomorrow morning is 4 individuals and petrol bunk nearby are safe to visit. If they bring this change in arogya sethu, corona virus will be away.

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  • Nancy, Mangalore

    Fri, Jul 10 2020

    Omg....what is happening... is the treatment going wrong. 8 deaths is scaring us.
    God forgive our sins and bring peace to this world.

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