Udupi Records Highest Single-day Spike of 402 Coronavirus Positive Cases on August 13
Udupi: According to the state health bulletin, 402 persons have tested positive for the Coronavirus in Udupi on August 13 taking the total number of positive cases in the district to 7174.
The number of active cases in the district has now gone up to 2966. So far, 3966 patients have been discharged from the hospital after complete recovery, and 70 persons have succumbed to COVID-19.
Among the 232 new cases, 142 are in Udupi, 117 in Kundapur, 49 in Karkala, and 4 from outside the district.
As many as 99 cases are symptomatic and 303 are asymptomatic. Among them, 210 are male and 192 female out of which 176 have contracted the infection from primary contacts, 81 have ILI symptoms, 3 have SARI symptoms, 140 are under investigation and 2 persons have a history of domestic travel .
As of now, 1855 throat swab samples are pending for results, 1697 samples were sent for testing on August 13 and 1185 samples were tested negative. So far, a total of 41763 swab samples out of the 50793 have tested negative for the coronavirus.