Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru/Udupi
Mangaluru/Udupi, Jan 18: Dakshina Kannada on Tuesday, January 18, reported 1,058 new coronavirus cases while Udupi registered 801 cases.
The total number of positive cases in the district has risen to 1,23,305 out of which 4,964 are currently active.
As many as 275 patients were discharged from hospitals on Tuesday. The death toll in the district so far stands at 1,711.
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 1,13,47,530 as fine in 93,721 incidents of mask violation.
A total of 801 new cases were reported on Tuesday. Udupi reported 533 cases, Kundapura 194, Karkala 67 and 7 were out of the district.
741 patients are in home isolation, 30 in designated Covid hospitals and 30 in Covid care centres.
The total active Covid cases has risen to 4,301.
A total of 95 patients were discharged from hospitals on Tuesday. Coronavirus has claimed 491 lives in the district so far.
A total of 53 cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) have been reported in the district so far.