Udupi, March 25, 2020: Udupi district reported the first positive case of coronavirus on Wednesday, March 25. A 34-year-old man has tested positive for COVID-19 in Udupi.
A press release issued by the District Health and Family Welfare Officer on Wednesday said that the man had come from Dubai to Udupi district on March 18.
Since he showed symptoms of COVID-19, he was admitted to the District Government Hospital on March 23. His throat swab was sent for test and the preliminary report stated that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
The report which arrived on Wednesday confirmed that he was positive for COVID-19, said DHO Dr Sudhir Chandra Sooda.