Mangaluru, June 12, 2020: 17 people from Dakshina Kannada and 22 from Udupi tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, June 12.
Among the 17 cases in Dakshina Kannada, 14 have come from Saudi Arabia, two from Maharashtra and one is a Severe Acute Respiratory Infection patient. All of them have been shifted to the designated Covid hospital in Mangaluru for treatment.
With this the total positive cases in the district rose to 241, including 10 persons from other districts. As many as 125 persons have been discharged and seven deaths have occurred so far.
Udupi district has reported 22 positive cases on Friday. Among 22 patients, 21 are Maharashtra returnees and a male patient secondary contact of a lab technician who was tested positive few days ago. Now, the district has a total of 990 cases with 417 still being treated at the designated hospitals. The district has reported only one COVID-19 fatality.