10 Die of COVID-19 and 149 Persons Test Positive in DK on August 5
Mangaluru: According to the district health bulletin, ten persons have died of COVID-19, and 149 persons have tested positive for the Coronavirus in Dakshina Kannada district on August 5.
Out of the 149 cases tested positive, 79 persons are from Mangaluru, 16 from Bantwal, 21 from Belthangady, 20 from Puttur, 1 from Sullia, and 12 from other districts.
Out of the 149 positive cases, Twenty-seven persons had contracted the disease from primary contacts. Sixty-four persons are suffering from influenza-like illness (ILI), and 12 persons are suffering from Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI). The health officials are tracing the contacts of 46 others.
So far 6542 positive cases have been reported in the district, and 190 of them have died of the disease. At present, there are 3343 active cases in the district.
All the 149 persons have been shifted to the designated COVID hospital for further treatment.
Meanwhile, 82 persons were also discharged from the hospital after complete recovery.