Mangaluru, July 13, 2020: 131 people from Dakshina Kannada and 53 people from Udupi tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, July 13, 2020. Four more Covid-19 fatalities were recorded in the DK district, while 70-year-old positive patient from Byndoor died in Udupi hospital today.
Out of the 131 cases reported in DK, 63 were cases of influenza like illness (ILI), 10 cases of SARI, four with international travel history and 16 are primary contacts of other patients. Contact tracing of 38 patients is under process.
As many as 62 patients were discharged from hospital today. With today’s 131 cases, the total Covid 19 positive cases in the DK district rose to 2,361. As many as 844 persons have been discharged and 50 deaths have occurred including 4 deaths today.
Udupi district has reported 53 fresh cases on Monday. Among them, 12 cases of influenza like illness (ILI) and 41 primary contacts of other patients. Now, the Udupi district has a total of 1,661 cases with 378 still being treated at the designated hospitals. 1,280 patients recovered and discharged including 26 on Monday. The district has reported five COVID-19 fatality.