Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru/Udupi
Mangaluru/Udupi, June 19: Dakshina Kannada on Saturday, June 19 reported 832 new coronavirus cases and sixteen deaths, while Udupi reported 174 fresh cases and two deaths.
As per the district health bulletin, a total of 9,53,554 samples have been tested so far, out of which 8,65,372 have turned out to be negative.
The total number of positive cases in the district has risen to 88,182 out of which 7,195 are currently active. The positivity rate of the district is 7.96%.
As many as 552 patients were discharged from hospitals on Saturday.
The district recorded sixteen deaths due to coronavirus on Saturday. The death toll in the district so far stands at 1,040.
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 86,52,417 as fine in 71,438 incidents of mask violation.
As per the district health bulletin, as many as 6,53,247 samples have been tested so far.
As many as 174 new cases were reported on Saturday, taking the total number of cases to 65,190 out of which 1,885 are currently active.
A total of 454 patients were discharged from hospitals on Saturday.
Coronavirus has claimed 371 lives in the district so far, including two on Saturday.
Till now, 3,35,408 people have received the first dose of vaccination, while 95,306 have received the second dose.