Mangaluru, August 5, 2020: 149 people from Dakshina Kannada and 173 people from Udupi tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Ten more Covid-19 fatalities were recorded in DK and two deaths in Udupi district today.
Among the 149 new cases, 79 are from Mangaluru, 16 from Bantwal, 21 from Beltangady, 20 from Puttur, one from Sullia and 12 are from outside the district. As many as 82 patients were discharged from hospital today.
With this the total Covid 19 positive cases in the DK district rose to 6,542. As many as 3,009 persons have been discharged and 3,343 cases are currently active. 190 deaths have occurred including 10 deaths today.
Udupi district has reported 173 fresh cases on Wednesday. Among them, 76 are in Udupi, 57 in Kundapur, 39 in Karkala and one from outside the district. Now, the Udupi has a total of 5,143 cases with 2,027 still being treated at the designated hospitals. 3,072 patients recovered and discharged including 124 discharges today. The district has reported 44 COVID-19 fatality.