Oct 19: Dakshina Kannada reports 24 corona cases, Udupi 12 infections; two deaths in twin districts

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru/Udupi

Mangaluru/Udupi, Oct 19: Dakshina Kannada on Tuesday, October 19 reported 24 new coronavirus cases and one death, while Udupi registered 12 cases and one death.

As per the Dakshina Kannada district health bulletin, a total of 20,16,706 samples have been tested so far, out of which 19,01,574 have turned out to be negative.

The total number of positive cases in the district has risen to 1,15,132 out of which 301 are currently active.

As many as 37 patients were discharged from hospitals on Tuesday.

The district recorded one death due to coronavirus on Tuesday. The death toll in the district so far stands at 1,676.

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 1,07,22,670 as fine in 88,294 incidents of mask violation.


As per the district health bulletin, as many as 11,89,001 samples have been tested so far.

A total of 12 new cases were reported on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases to 76,601 out of which 47 are currently active.

A total of 8 patients were discharged from hospitals on Tuesday.

Out of 12 new patients, 7 are in home isolation while 5 are in Covid-designated hospitals.

Among the 12 cases, 5 cases are symptomatic and 7 are asymptomatic.

While Udupi reported 7 new cases, Kundapur registered 4 and Karkala 1.

Coronavirus has claimed 476 lives in the district so far.

So far 9,07,371 people have received the first dose of vaccination, while 4,66,200 have received the second dose.

A total of 53 cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) have been reported in the district so far and one case is active.










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