Mangaluru, May 21: The coastal district of Dakshina Kannada today recorded six fresh covid-19 positive cases. With this the total cases reported in the district so far rose to 61.
It is learnt that all the six new covid-19 patients are those who had returned to Mangaluru from Dubai on May 18.
Al the six patients are male. Among them two people aged 44 years and three others aged 35, 42, 60 are residents of Dakshina Kannada. Another one is 29-year-old from Kalaburagi.
They were under institutional quarantine after their return. After their throat swab tests confirmed the disease, they were shifted to covid-19 hospital in the city.
Mangaluru: Six Dubai returnees test positive for covid-19; DK's tally reaches 61