Mysuru, May 10:- Mysuru district on Sunday (May 9) registered 1854 fresh Covid-19 infections, taking the tally of cumulative caseload to 98,747.
The district saw more recoveries than new Covid-19 cases as it registered 2667 discharges from the hospitals in the district after getting cured of the infection. The total recoveries reached 81819 on Sunday. Of the 98,747 positive cases, 15,601 are active and stable in the district. 149 patients have been admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICUs), according to data available from the Health and Family Welfare Department.
The district on Sunday recorded 13 fatalities and the death toll has risen to 1327, the second highest in the state after Bengaluru Urban.
On May 9, 490 new fatalities were recorded in the state. Bengaluru Urban accounted for 281 followed by Ballari – 21, Tumakauru and Shivamogga 17 each, Chamarajanagara – 15, Mysuru-13, Kalaburagi-12, rest scattered across the state.
A 69-year-old man, 72-year-old man, 86-year-old man, 56-year-old man, 46-year-old man, 69-year-old man, 59-year-old woman and 46-year-old man, 23-year-old youth, 61-year-old man, 55-year-old woman, 60-year-old kan and 81-year-old woman succumbed to Covid infection at various hospitals in the district with Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (SARI) with comorbidities says the bulletin.
According to the Health Department’s data, on May 9, up to 3.30 pm, 37523 beneficiaries among the Health Care Workers (HCWs) were inoculated in the first dose; 26,245 in the second dose. With regard to the Front Line Workers (FLWs), 28378 doses of Covid-19 vaccine were administered in the first dose in the district and 11,570 in the second dose. Two doses of vaccines were administered to the beneficiaries in the 18-44 age group.
In the age group of 45-59-years, 3,43,618 beneficiaries were administered the jab in the first dose and 25,485 in the second dose, while in the above 60 years age group, 2,66,490 intended beneficiaries received the Covid-19 vaccine in the first dose, 68,143 in the second dose. The total vaccination coverage on May 7 is 7,77,454 beneficiaries.
Till May 9 up to 5.30 pm, 12,48,566 coronavirus samples were tested in the district, 9620 samples were tested on Saturday and Sunday.
In view of the rising number of coronavirus cases in the district and to address the grievances of the people with regard to Covid issues, the district administration has established Covid-19 helpline under Mysuru Metropolitan jurisdiction in three zones as follows:
Krishnaraja Assembly constituency residents may contact landline phone: 0821-2517922, 0821-2519222 for any queries, likewise people from Chamaraja Assembly constituency and Chamundeshwari Assembly constituency comprising MCC Ward 44, 45, 46 and 58 may call on phone: 0821-2519922 and 0821-2519522 and citizens from Narasimharaja Assembly constituency may call on phone: 0821-2517422 and 0821-2515522 for any assistance related to Covid. (NAV)