Udupi, May 25, 2020: The number of Covid-19 cases in Udupi district has been seeing a steady increase over the days. On Monday, 32 people including 57-year-old ASI of the district armed reserve force tested positive.
The Deputy Commissioner said that out of 32 infected, 10 are women, 10 children and 12 are men. All have been shifted to T M A Pai COVID hospital Udupi for treatment.
Of the 32 persons, two from Dubai, while one suffered from Influenza Like Illness, one was a contact of a former patient and one was a resident of a containment zone and the rest, travellers from Maharashtra. All of them have been admitted to the Covid-19 Hospital in Udupi.
The results of 4,540 swab samples are pending. As many as 3,558 out of 8,206 have been tested negative in the district. On Monday alone, 1,202 samples were sent for testing.
With today’s 32 cases, the total cases in Udupi has increased to 108.