Mangaluru, August 13, 2020: 246 people from Dakshina Kannada (DK) and 402 people from Udupi tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, August 13, 2020. Six more Covid-19 fatalities were recorded in DK and one in Udupi district today.
Among the 246 new cases DK, 150 are from Mangaluru, 47 from Bantwal, 16 from Puttur, 7 from Sullia, 15 from Beltangady and 11 are from outside DK district. As many as 641 patients were discharged from hospital today.
With this the total Covid 19 positive cases in the DK district rose to 8,071. As many as 5,873 persons have been discharged and 1,948 cases are currently active. 250 deaths have occurred including 6 deaths today.
Udupi district has reported highest single-day spike of 402 fresh cases on Thursday. Now, the Udupi has a total of 7,174 cases with 2,966 still being treated at the designated hospitals. 4,138 patients recovered and discharged including 290 discharges today. The district has reported 70 COVID-19 fatality.