Mangaluru, April 17, 2020: A person from Uppinangady has tested positive for Coronavirus. The 39 year old man who has a travel history to Delhi was already on a 14 day quarantine. His first throat swab sample had tested negative on April 2. However the second sample sent on April 13 has tested positive.
This is the 13th coronavirus case in Dakshina Kannada. Till now, nine Covid-19 patients have recovered and discharged in the district. All of them are presently in home quarantine and under strict observation.