Chikkamagaluru, June 6: The Chikkamagaluru district has become free from confirmed cases of COVID-19.
The last two of the 16 covid patients in the district were discharged today after they were treated and tested negative.
P 2765, a 28-year-old man and P 2766, a 38-year-old man were discharged, said Deputy Commissioner Dr Bagadi Gautham. Nine others were discharged from hospital yesterday.
Till May 22, Chikkamagaluru district had not recorded any positive and had remained a green zone till then.
However, with the influx of stranded people from Maharashtra and Delhi, the district had registered 16 covid positive cases.
“As on today, there are no active covid-19 cases in the district. However, we should be attentive and take all the precautionary measurers,” the DC said.
The officer has appealed to the public to maintain social distancing in public places and wear masks.
Chikkamagaluru reclaims ‘corona-free district’ tag as all 16 patients discharged