July 31: Dakshina Kannada reports 204 cases, five deaths; 213 in Udupi


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru/Udupi

Mangaluru/Udupi, Jul 31: Dakshina Kannada on Friday July 31 recorded 204 fresh cases and five deaths. Meanwhile, Udupi witnessed yet another spike with 213 new cases.

As per the district health bulletin, a total of 40,706 samples have been tested so far. As many as 34,993 have tested negative and 5,713 are tested positive till date. Out of these, 2,929 cases are currently active. As many as 2,631 persons have recovered and been discharged, and 155 deaths have occurred so far, including five on Friday.

As many as 70 patients were discharged on Friday from Wenlock as well as private hospitals.

Among the 204 new cases are 75 primary contacts, 63 with influenza-like illness (ILI), and 14 with severe acute respiratory illness (SARI). As many as 52 cases are under investigation.

The eight deaths that occurred on Friday include a 47-year-old male from Mangaluru. He was admitted to private hospital on July 30, and breathed his last on the same day. He was suffering from ARDS, Type 1 respiratory failure, COPD, Type II DM, HTN and died due to cardiac arrest.

The second patient was a 75-year-old male from Bantwal. He was admitted to a private hospital on July 23, and passed away on July 30. He was suffering from acute coronary syndrome, pneumonia (ARDS), metabolic encephalopathy, acute kidney injury, systemic hypertension, and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

The third patient was a 63-year-old male from Mangaluru. He was admitted to a private hospital on July 18, and passed away on July 30. He was suffering from ARDS, septic shock, renal failure, and secondary bacterial infection.

The fourth patient was an 88-year-old female from Davanagere. She was admitted to a private hospital on July 9, and passed away on July 30. She was suffering from septic shock, and secondary bacterial infection.

The fifth patient was a 75-year-old male from Mangaluru. He was admitted to Wenlock hospital on July 15, and passed away on July 30. He was suffering from refractory ARDS, septic shock, renal failure, acute coronary event, arrhythmias, pulmonary thromboembolism, and hemoperitoneum.

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.

Udupi

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 1,419 persons are currently in home quarantine.

A total of 311 people are in isolation wards, including 40 fresh admissions on Friday. Among the new admissions, nine are COVID suspects, seven have SARI and 24 have influenza-like illness.

As many as 1,612 people, including 42 on Friday, have been discharged from isolation wards so far.

A total of 31,665 samples have been collected so far, including 621 on Friday, out of which 501 are COVID suspects and 72 are COVID contacts. Out of the total samples, 26,747 have turned out to be negative, including 455 on Friday, and 562 reports are awaited.

As many as 4,356 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported so far in the district, including 213 on Friday. As many as 2,522 patients have been discharged so far, and 1,805 cases are currently active. As per district bulletin, 29 deaths have occurred so far. One positive case has been transferred to Dakshina Kannada. As many as 77 people were discharged on Friday.

 

 

  

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