Mangaluru, May 17, 2020: Two more persons have tested positive for coronavirus in Dakshina kannada distirct on Sunday, taking the total number of cases in the district to 52.
The patients are identified as 35-year-old man from Jeppinamogaru and a 35-year-old woman from Yeyyadi, who arrived from Mumbai on May 14 after inter-state travel was permitted for stranded citizens. The health authorities are tracing the contacts of 31-year-old man (P1094) from Jeppinamogaru.
With this the total number of active cases in Dakshina Kannada has increased to 31. So far five have died while 16 have recovered from the infection.