Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru/Udupi
Mangaluru/Udupi, June 10: Dakshina Kannada on Thursday, June 10 reported 580 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths, while Udupi reported 289 fresh cases and two deaths.
As per the district health bulletin, a total of 8,83,237 samples have been tested so far, out of which 8,01,063 have turned out to be negative.
The total number of positive cases in the district has risen to 82,174 out of which 6,932 are currently active. The positivity rate of district is 16%.
As many as 625 patients were discharged from hospitals on Thursday.
The district recorded eight deaths due to coronavirus on Thursday. The death toll in the district so far stands at 969.
With cases steadily increasing, the district administration has urged people to strictly continue maintaining social distance in public places and wear masks when stepping out of the house. Anyone not wearing a mask would be fined by the authority.
So far, the district administration has collected Rs 73,39,667 as fine in 62,503 incidents of mask violation.
As per the district health bulletin, as many as 6,26,292 samples have been tested so far.
As many as 289 new cases were reported on Thursday, taking the total number of cases to 63,581 out of which 3,812 are currently active.
A total of 241 patients were discharged from hospitals on Thursday.
Coronavirus has claimed 353 lives in the district so far, including two on Thursday.
Till now, 2,91,353 people have received the first dose of vaccination, while 88,574 have received the second dose.