Oct 23: Dakshina Kannada reports 34 corona cases, one death; Udupi adds 12 infections

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru/Udupi

Mangaluru/Udupi, Oct 23: Dakshina Kannada on Saturday, October 23 reported 34 new coronavirus cases and one death, while Udupi registered 12 cases.

As per the Dakshina Kannada district health bulletin, a total of 20,45,803 samples have been tested so far, out of which 19,30,551 have turned out to be negative.

The total number of positive cases in the district has risen to 1,15,252 out of which 282 are currently active.

As many as 37 patients were discharged from hospitals on Saturday.

The district recorded one death due to coronavirus on Saturday. The death toll in the district so far stands at 1,678.

The district administration has urged people to strictly continue maintaining social distance in public places and wear masks when stepping out of the house. Anyone not wearing a mask would be fined by the authority.

So far, the district administration has collected Rs 1,07,27,770 as fine in 88,348 incidents of mask violation.


As per the district health bulletin, as many as 11,99,507 samples have been tested so far.

A total of 12 new cases were reported on Saturday, taking the total number of cases to 76,651 out of which 65 are currently active.

A total of 9 patients were discharged from hospitals on Saturday.

Out of 12 new patients, 7 are in home isolation while 5 are in Covid-designated hospitals.

Among the 12 cases, 8 cases are symptomatic and 4 are asymptomatic.

While Udupi reported 8 new cases, Kundapur registered 4 cases.

Coronavirus has claimed 476 lives in the district so far.

So far 9,09,042 people have received the first dose of vaccination, while 4,79,486 have received the second dose.

A total of 53 cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) have been reported in the district so far and one case is active.









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  • John, Mangalore

    Sat, Oct 23 2021

    [Breking] Vaccinations of teachers or anyone is not mandatory. - October 22, 2021. ..... Central Government filed an affidavit in Bombay High Court. Maharashtra Government's unlawfulness exposed. ...... In a new exposure of Malafides of State Government, made by the central government it is made clear that the Central Government never give any directions or they never meant for mandatory vaccination. However, the state government authorities started pressurizing & harassing teachers and the common man to take vaccines. The affidavit is filed in a Writ Petition No. 1820 of 2021 filed by teaches (Mr. Nelson Fernandes & Anr Vs State of Goa) The relevant Paras of the affidavit dated 08.10.2021 filed by the Under Secretary of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare reads thus; “9. that the directions and guidelines released by Government of India and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, do not entail compulsory or forcible vaccination against COVID 19 disease implying that COVID-19 vaccination is completely voluntary for all citizens of India. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has not formulated or suggested any policies for discrimination between citizens of India on the basis of their vaccination Status. ...... 10. That, it is duly advised, advertised, and communicated by MoHFW through various print and social media platforms that all citizens should get vaccinated, but this in no way implies that any person can be forced to be vaccinated against her/his wishes. ..... 11. That, as per the existing guidelines, there is no provisions for forcing any citizen to book appointment for Covid Vaccination ..... Ref: https://vaccinemafiaexposer.blogspot.com/2021/10/breking-vaccinations-of-teachers-or.html

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