Mangaluru, September 15, 2020: Dakshina Kannada distirct on Tuesday reported 316 new cases of COVID-19 and 5 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 18,092 and deaths to 452. The day also saw 322 patients getting discharged after recovery.
Out of the 316 fresh cases, 148 are from Mangaluru, 44 from Bantwal, 37 from Beltangady, 42 from Puttur, 20 from Sullia and 25 are from outside DK district.
Among them, 108 are contacts, 166 have influenza-like illness (ILI), 11 have been diagnosed with severe acute respiratory illness (SARI), and 31 cases are under investigation. At present, there are 4,034 active cases in the district.