11 Die of COVID-19 and 173 Persons Test Positive in DK on August 6
Mangaluru: According to the district health bulletin, 11 persons have died of COVID-19, and 173 persons have tested positive for the Coronavirus in Dakshina Kannada district on August 6.
Out of the 173 cases tested positive, 119 persons are from Mangaluru, 4 from Moodbidri, one from Mulky, 21 from Bantwal, 4 from Belthangady, 13 from Puttur, 2 from Kadaba, 5 from Sullia, and 4 from other districts.
Out of the 173 positive cases, Four persons had returned from the Gulf. Twenty-three persons had contracted the disease from primary contacts. Eighty-three persons are suffering from influenza-like illness (ILI), and 13 persons are suffering from Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI). The health officials are tracing the contacts of 50 others.
So far 6715 positive cases have been reported in the district, and 201 of them have died of the disease. At present, there are 3398 active cases in the district.
All the 173 persons have been shifted to the designated COVID hospital for further treatment.
Meanwhile, 107 persons were also discharged from the hospital after complete recovery.