Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru/Udupi
Mangaluru/Udupi, June 23: Dakshina Kannada on Wednesday, June 23 reported 538 new coronavirus cases and thirteen deaths, while Udupi reported 135 fresh cases and three deaths.
As per the district health bulletin, a total of 9,86,407 samples have been tested so far, out of which 8,89,516 have turned out to be negative.
The total number of positive cases in the district has risen to 90,161 out of which 6,810 are currently active. The positivity rate of district is 7%.
As many as 535 patients were discharged from hospitals on Wednesday.
The district recorded thirteen deaths due to coronavirus on Wednesday. The death toll in the district so far stands at 1093.
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 89,47,617 as fine in 73,626 incidents of mask violation.
As per the district health bulletin, as many as 6,64,624 samples have been tested so far.
As many as 135 new cases were reported on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases to 65,686 out of which 1,423 are currently active.
A total of 229 patients were discharged from hospitals on Wednesday.
Coronavirus has claimed 378 lives in the district so far, including three on Wednesday.
Till now, 3,78,798 people have received the first dose of vaccination, while 1,00,932 have received the second dose.