MANGALURU: Coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi recorded 279 fresh cases of Covid-19 infection on Monday.
While 153 people more testing positive for Covid in Dakshina Kannada district’s tally mounted to 6,168, Udupi accounted for the remaining 126 that took district’s tally to 4,800.
124 patients were discharged in DK on Monday, the district has 3,138 active cases.
Covid-19 related fatalities continued unabated in the two districts with eight deaths reported on Monday. While seven died in DK, Udupi reported one death.
With this, the death tally of DK increased to 176 and 36 in Udupi. While 2,812 patients were discharged in Udupi so far, the district has 1,952 active cases.
Out of 153 positive cases in Dakshina Kannada, 119 were reported in Mangaluru taluk. Meanwhile, Bantwal reported 11 cases, Belthangady six, Puttur four, one from Sullia and 12 from other districts.

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