Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru/Udupi
Mangaluru/Udupi, Oct 24: Dakshina Kannada on Sunday October 24 reported 34 new coronavirus cases and no death, while Udupi too maintained a steady decline, reporting only four new cases and no death.
As per the Dakshina Kannada district health bulletin, a total of 20,53,940 samples have been tested so far, out of which 19,38,654 have turned out to be negative.
The total number of positive cases in the district has risen to 1,15,286, out of which 286 are currently active.
As many as 30 patients were discharged from hospitals on Sunday, taking the total number of recoveries to 1,13,322.
The death toll in the district so far stands at 1,678, out of which five are non-Covid deaths. No death was reported on Sunday.
The positivity rate in the district stands at 0.41%.
Even though the cases are declining, 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 1,07,31,470 as fine in 88,149 incidents of mask violation.
As per the district health bulletin, as many as 12,02,805 samples have been tested so far.
Only four new cases were reported on Sunday, taking the total number of cases to 76,655, out of which 61 are currently active.
A total of 8 patients were discharged from hospitals on Sunday, taking the total number of recoveries to 76,118.
Out of four new patients, three are in home isolation while one is in Covid-designated hospital.
All the four cases were reported from Udupi and all are symptomatic.
Coronavirus has claimed 476 lives in the district so far. No death was reported on Sunday.
So far, 9,09,066 people have received the first dose of vaccination, while 4,79,707 have received the second dose.
A total of 53 cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) have been reported in the district so far, and all have recovered.