The district had reported 1,787 circumstances of Covid-19 on Might 15. Later, the common day by day circumstances had been diminished from 1,000 in Might to 600 in June. Nevertheless, the spike in deaths continued within the district. Whereas the district reported 156 Covid-19 fatalities in Might, 111 deaths had been reported as on Friday, with greater than 50 deaths within the final 5 days. The district has thus far reported 1,024 deaths associated to Covid-19.
In the meantime, the positivity rate of the district elevated from 7.2% on Thursday to 10.1% on Friday, and the variety of lively circumstances elevated from 6,605 to six,931.
DHO Dr Kishore Kumar M informed TOI that the demise audit committee of the district has been holding conferences not less than twice per week. “Late referral of circumstances to hospitals is among the causes for the rise in fatalities. One more reason is the comorbidities in contaminated sufferers. When sufferers from different districts check optimistic for Covid-19 right here, after getting admitted for remedy of non-Covid illnesses in Dakshina Kannada, we embrace such circumstances within the district’s tally. Equally, the deaths of such circumstances are additionally added to the Dakshina Kannada district’s tally,” the DHO stated.
Dakshina Kannada district additionally reported two extra mucormycosis circumstances on Friday.