4,752 new covid cases, 98 deaths in Karnataka; 153 cases, 7 deaths in DK

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August 3, 2020

Bengaluru/ Mangaluru, Aug 3: For the first time in many days, if not weeks, the number of recoveries in Karnataka was higher than new covid-19 cases in the state raising hope of some relief against the virus.

Karnataka confirmed 4752 new covid- 19 cases while the number of recoveries stood at 4776 in the 24 hours until 5 pm on Monday. The state also recorded 98 deaths. 

Medical education minister K.Sudhakar said that the recovery rate in Karnataka is at around 42%

"Everyday there is increase in recovery rate which is higher by 9.17% in Bengaluru city. Overall recovery rate of the state by Sunday evening was 42.81 % and it is 35.14% in Bengaluru," the minister posted on Twitter.

The total number of cases in Bengaluru crossed the 60,000 mark including 1497 cases on Monday.

The total number of cases in Mysuru breached 5000 cases as 372 persons tested positive. The mineral-rich district of Ballari recorded 305 cases. Other parts of Karnataka has seen a surge in cases with 15 out of the 30 districts reporting at least a 100 cases.

Dakshina Kananda

Dakshina Kannada district alone has recorded 153 new cases and seven deaths. 
Among the 153 new cases, 119 are from Mangaluru, 11 from Bantwal, six from Beltangady, four from Puttur, one from Sullia, and 12 from other districts.

The total number of covid positive cases in the district mounted to 6,168. Out of these, 3,138 cases are currently active. As many as 2,854 persons have recovered and been discharged, and 176 deaths have occurred so far.

Udupi

Udupi reported 126 fresh cases past 24 hours, according to health bulletin released by the Udupi district administration. They include 58 from Udupi, 34 from Kundapur, 28 from Karkala, and six from other districts. 

A total of 34,500 samples have been collected so far. 29,174 have turned out to be negative. As many as 4,800 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported so far in the district. 

As many as 2,812 patients have been discharged so far, and 1,952 cases are currently active. As per district bulletin, 36 deaths have occurred so far. One positive case has been transferred to Dakshina Kannada.

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September 26,2020

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Mangaluru, Sept 26: The meteorological department has declared a yellow alert on September 26 and 27 in the coastal districts of Karnataka.

According to the metrological department, Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada and Udupi districts will receive between 64.5mm to 115.5mm of rains these two days.

The department has issued a yellow alert for September 26 in Bidar, Dharwad, Gadag, Kalaburagi, Raichur, Vijayapura and Yadagiri districts.

As southwest monsoon is active in coastal districts, torrential rainfall is expected in coastal districts. Rains have receded in southern interior parts of the state.

A few places in districts like Ballari, Bengaluru rural, Bengaluru city, Chitradurga, Mandya, Mysuru and Shivamogga might get some rainfall along with thunder and lightning.

In Uttara Kannada district, Karwar and Kadra received 11.7 centimetres of rain on Friday, September 25 while Gokarna received 5 centimetres, Bhatkal centimetre, Kollur and Manki received 3 centimetres, Castle Rock, Bidar and Agumbe received 2 centimetres each.

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September 17,2020

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Bengaluru, Sept 17: SSLC students writing the supplementary exams could travel free in KSRTC buses between their residence and examination centre from September 21 to 28.

According to a statement on Thursday, students have to produce their admission ticket to avail services in the city, suburban, ordinary and express buses across the state.

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corportion (BMTC) too has provided similar facility.

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September 24,2020

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Managluru, Sept 24: Al-haaj P M Ibraheem Musliyar Bekal, the Qadhi of Udupi, Chikkamagaluru, Hassan and Shivamogga amalgam Jama’at, passed away after a brief illness at a private hospital in the city today. He was 71. 

He was the president of the Karnataka state unit of Sunni Jamiyyatul Ulama and principal of Jamiya Sa’adiya Arabia Shariat College. He was also serving as the chief editor of Al-Ansar Islamic periodical.

After obtaining Islamic degree from Deoband Arabic college, he had served two years each in Soorinje and Bantwal mosques. And then served as the Mudarris of Bekal for next 43 years. 

He was known as ‘Tajul Fuqahaa’ thanks to his proficiency in Islamic Fiqh. He was also interested in astronomy.  

He was born in 1949 at Poodal hamlet in Naringana village of Bantwal taluk in Dakshina Kannada district as the son of Mumhammad and Khadeeja couple. 

The veteran Islamic scholar is survived by his wife, three sons, two daughters and a large number of relatives, and disciples.

Also Read: Thousands throng to catch final glimpse of Bekal Ustad

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