Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru/Udupi
Mangaluru/Udupi, Sep 21: Dakshina Kannada on Monday, Sep 20 reported 102 new coronavirus cases and two deaths, while Udupi registered 63 new cases and four deaths.
As per the Dakshina Kannada district health bulletin, a total of 17,59,952 samples have been tested so far, out of which 16,46,660 have turned out to be negative.
The total number of positive cases in the district has risen to 1,13,292 out of which 1,165 are currently active.
As many as 135 patients were discharged from hospitals on Monday.
The district recorded two deaths due to coronavirus on Monday. The death toll in the district so far stands at 1,633.
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 1,06,33,270 as fine in 87,406 incidents of mask violation.
As per the district health bulletin, as many as 10,96,088 samples have been tested so far.
A total of 63 new cases were reported on Monday, taking the total number of cases to 75,787 out of which 953 are currently active.
A total of 355 patients were discharged from hospitals on Monday.
Out of 63 new patients, 48 are in home isolation while 15 are in Covid-designated hospitals.
Among the 86 cases, as many as 29 are symptomatic and 34 are asymptomatic.
While Udupi reported 32 new cases, Kundapur registered 13 and Karkala 17 and one case was from out of the district.
Coronavirus has claimed 468 lives in the district so far.
So far 8,74,314 people have received the first dose of vaccination, while 3,67,086 have received the second dose.
A total of 52 cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) have been reported in the district so far.