Mangaluru, July 9, 2020: 167 people from Dakshina Kannada and 22 people from Udupi tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, July 9. Two more Covid-19 fatalities were recorded in the DK district today, thus taking the tally to 30.
Out of the 167 cases reported in DK, 42 were cases of influenza like illness (ILI), 6 cases of SARI, 3 with international travel history, one case of interstate travel and 64 are primary contacts of other patients. Contact tracing process of 38 patients is on and 13 pre-surgery samples.
As many as 7 patients were discharged from hospital today. With today’s 167 cases, the total Covid 19 positive cases in the DK district rose to 1,709. As many as 702 persons have been discharged and 30 deaths have occurred including two deaths today.
Udupi district has reported 22 fresh cases on Thursday. Now, the Udupi district has a total of 1,443 cases with 233 still being treated at the designated hospitals. 1,217 patients recovered and discharged. The district has reported three COVID-19 fatality.