July 28: Dakshina Kannada corona tally crosses 5,000-mark, Udupi reports 109 cases

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru/Udupi

Mangaluru/Udupi, Jul 28: Dakshina Kannada on Tuesday July 28 recorded 173 new cases and four deaths. Meanwhile, Udupi reported 109 fresh cases.

As per the district health bulletin, a total of 35,081 samples have been tested so far. As many as 29,978 have turned out negative, and 5,103 are positive till date. Out of these, 2,632 cases are currently active. As many as 2,338 persons have recovered and been discharged, and 135 deaths have occurred so far, including four on Tuesday.

As many as 41 patients were discharged on Tuesday from Wenlock as well as private hospitals.

Among the 173 new cases are 21 primary contacts, 91 with influenza-like illness (ILI), and 22 with severe acute respiratory illness (SARI) and one has international travelling history. As many as 38 cases are under investigation.

The eight patients who died on Tuesday, include an 84-year-old male from Sakleshpur. He was admitted to private hospital on July 22, and breathed his last on July 26. He was diagnosed to have refractory hypoxemia, refractory ARDS and died after suffering a cardiac arrest. Another is a 62-year-old male from Bantwal. He was admitted to Wenlock hospital on July 26, and passed away on July 28. He was diagnosed to have sepsis with septic shock and mods, severe metabolic acidosis, right sided pneumothorax s/p ICD insertion, chronic liver disease, and severe anaemia with thrombocytopenia. The third patient was a 25-year-old female from Bantwal. She was admitted to a private hospital on July 25, and passed away on July 28. She was suffering brain stem dysfunction, cortical venous thrombosis, and infra parenchymal bleed. The fourth patient was a 72-year-old man from Bhatkal. He was admitted to a private hospital on June 23, and passed away on July 27. He was diagnosed to have severe septic shock, septicaemia, and septic/metabolic encephalopathy, hypertension, and TYPE 2 diabetes mellitus.

The district administration said that though the above patients contracted coronavirus, the exact cause of their deaths is being investigated by a team of experts and their report is awaited.


As per the health bulletin released by the Udupi district administration, a total of 4,875 people have completed 28 days of quarantine, and an equal number have completed 14 days of quarantine. As many as 1,490 persons are currently in home quarantine.

A total of 277 people are in isolation wards, including 39 fresh admissions on Tuesday. Among the new admissions, 10 each are COVID suspects and have SARI and 19 have influenza-like illness.

As many as 1,517 people, including 23 on Tuesday, have been discharged from isolation wards so far.

A total of 29,436 samples have been collected so far, including 926 on Tuesday, out of which 486 are COVID suspects and 290 are COVID contacts. Out of the total samples, 25,043 have turned out to be negative, including 422 on Tuesday, and 671 reports are awaited.

As many as 3,722 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported so far in the district, including 109 on Tuesday. As many as 2,239 patients have been discharged so far, and 1,461 cases are currently active. As per district bulletin, 22 deaths have occurred so far. One positive case has been transferred to Dakshina Kannada. As many as 55 people were discharged on Tuesday.

According to district administration, 69 people have been booked in Udupi district for violating home quarantine norms. The persons were identified through home quarantine watch app and when found violating the rules, FIR was filed against them.




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