Dakshina Kannada, Udupi record 369 new covid-19 cases, 10 deaths

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July 26, 2020

Mangaluru/Udupi, Jul 26: Karnataka’s twin coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi have recorded 369 new coronavirus positive cases and 10 more deaths related to the covid-19 in past 24 hours. 

Dakshina Kannada

With 199 new covid-19 cases, DK’s covid toll mounted to 4,811. The district also recorded eight new covid-related deaths. The death toll mounted to 123. 

Among the 199 new cases are 31 primary contacts, 73 with influenza-like illness (ILI), and 10 with severe acute respiratory illness (SARI). As many as 83 cases are under investigation. Two of the patients have international travel history.

Eight deaths:

A 71-year-old man from Mangaluru, who was admitted to a private hospital on July 19, passed away on July 23. He was diagnosed with ARDS/multiorgan dysfunction, chronic renal disease, diabetes, and hypertension. His throat swabs tested positive for covid-19. 

A 70-year-old man from Mangaluru, who was admitted to a private hospital on July 20, passed away on July 24. He had developed sepsis, chronic kidney disease, lower respiratory tract infection, and other ailments. 

A 55-year-old man from Puttur was admitted to a private hospital on July 23, and passed away a day later. He was diagnosed with septic shock with acute kidney injury with severe metaboic acidosis. 

A 56-year-old man from Mangaluru who was admitted to a private hospital on July 20 passed away on July 24. He was suffering from acute respiratory distress syndrome, multi-organ dysfunction syndrome and ischemic heart disease.

A 72-year-old man from Mangaluru who was admitted to a private hospital on July 18 passed away on July 24. He was suffering from refractory hypoxemia/refractory ARDS, septic shock, secondary bacterial infection, renal failure, acute coronary event, and other ailments. 

A 45-year-old woman from Mangaluru who was admitted to a private hospital on July 24 passed away the same day. She had been diagnosed with metastatic carcinoma of right lung and pneumonia. 

A 55-year-old man from Mangaluru who was admitted to a private hospital on July 21 and passed away on July 24. As per the district bulletin, he was suffering from refractory hypoxemia/refractory ARDS, septic shock, secondary bacterial infection, renal failure, acute coronary event, and other ailments.

A 70-year-old man from Mangaluru suffering from severe pneumonia with ARDS, multiorgan dysfunction, sepsis, chronic kidney disease and hypothyroidism was admitted to a private hospital on July 24 and passed away the same day.

Though the above patients contracted coronavirus, the exact cause of their deaths is being investigated by a team of experts and their report is awaited.

Udupi

The district recorded 170 new covid-19 cases and the total confirmed cases mounted to 3,388. Among the new cases, 86 are in Udupi, 31 in Kundapur, and 52 in Karkala. They include 106 male and 63 women. As many as 2,133 patients have been discharged so far, and 1,241 cases are currently active. 

The district also recorded two covid-19 related deaths – a woman and a man. One is a 63-year-old resident of Byndoor and the other is from Udupi's Indiranagar area. Both had been admitted to the ICU of a private hospital. 

Byndoor resident passed away on the night of Saturday July 26, the Udupi resident died on Sunday. The last rites of both the deceased were conducted as per protocol.

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Mangaluru, Sept 15: Safiya, a journalism lecturer from Mangalore University, was provisionally awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in journalism and mass communication.  

Her thesis titled Impact of social networking sites among media professionals in Karnataka was done under the supervision of Prof Waheeda Sultana, retired professor, department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Mangalore University. 

She is the daughter of late M Abdul Hameed Venur and Rabiyamma, wife of Naeem Siddiq. She is an alumna of Alva’s College, Moodbidri.

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September 28,2020

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Kalaburagi, Sept 28: Kalaburagi MP Umesh Jadhav have hospitalised in Bengaluru on Monday.

In his personal Tweet Mr Jadhav said that due to mild chest pain he had visited Jayadeva Hospital, Bangalore and was hospitalised there.

He tweeted "Due to mild chest pain felt this morning, visited Jayadeva Hospital, Bangalore and i have undergone some routine test under the supervision of Dr Manjunath CN, Director."

"I am being advised to get admitted for further evaluation, nothing to worry, i will be fine soon," he added.

Mr Umesh Jadhav and his MLA son Avinash Jadhav have tested positive for COVID-19 second week of August and both completely recovered with negative report.

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September 27,2020

Bengaluru, Sept 27: AICC in-charge of party affairs in Karnataka Randeep Singh Surjewala on Sunday said that his party will support the Bandh Call given by Farmer Organisations tomorrow.

Taking to Twitter Surjewala wrote, ” Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa governments are snatching the lives and livelihoods of our farmers.”

“The diabolical amendments to Land Reforms Act and APMC Act are proof of conspiracy to enslave our farmers. 

Congress supports the ‘Bandh Call’ given by Farmer Organisations tomorrow”, he added.

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