Mangaluru, Jul 9: The coastal district of Dakshina Kannada today recorded death of two coronavirus patients.
Meanwhile, the district today also recorded 167 new covid cases taking the total number of cases to 1701.
Yesterday, the district had recorded 183 cases. Today more cases were reported from Bantwal and Ullal regions.
According to sources, a 48-year-old man from Boloor, who was under treatment for covid-19 at designated covid hospital passed away today.
A 62-year-old covid patient, who had SARI symptoms, breathed his last at a private hospital.
With this, the total number of deaths of covid-19 patients in the district reached 30 including two deaths caused by other reasons.
Of the 167 who tested positive on Thursday, 110 are males and 57 females including seven children.
Three have returned from Qatar and Dubai, one from Bengaluru, 42 are diagnosed with influenza-like illness (ILI), six are diagnosed with severe acute respiratory illness (SARI) and 64 are primary contacts of earlier patients. Contact tracing process of 38 patients is on, and 13 pre-surgery samples.