Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru/Udupi
Mangaluru/Udupi, Sep 25: Dakshina Kannada on Saturday September 25 reported 127 new coronavirus cases and one death, while Udupi registered 68 new cases and one death.
As per the Dakshina Kannada district health bulletin, a total of 18,18,093 samples have been tested so far, out of which 17,04,238 have turned out to be negative.
The total number of positive cases in the district has risen to 1,13,855, out of which 1,063 are currently active.
As many as 129 patients were discharged from hospitals on Saturday, taking the total number of recoveries to 1,11,145.
The district recorded one death due to coronavirus on Saturday. The death toll in the district so far stands at 1,647, out of which five are non-Covid deaths.
The positivity rate in the district stands at 1.29%.
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 1,06,62,070 as fine in 87,693 incidents of mask violation.
As per the district health bulletin, as many as 11,18,346 samples have been tested so far.
A total of 68 new cases were reported on Saturday, taking the total number of cases to 76,113, out of which 406 are currently active.
As many as 67 patients were discharged from hospitals on Saturday, taking the total number of recoveries to 75,234.
Out of 68 new patients, 59 are in home isolation while 9 are in Covid-designated hospitals.
Among the 68, as many as 42 are symptomatic and 26 asymptomatic.
While Udupi taluk reported 31 of the 68 cases, Kundapur recorded 11, Karkala 24, and two from outside the district.
Coronavirus has claimed 473 lives in the district so far, including one on Saturday. The person who died was a 78-year-old woman from Udupi.
So far, 8,89,465 people have received the first dose of vaccination, while 3,90,649 have received the second dose.
A total of 53 cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) have been reported in the district so far, out of which only one is active.