Mysuru registers 15 new Covid-19 infections, 18 recoveries; tally at 54,126

Mysuru, March 3:- Mysuru district on Tuesday (March 2) reported 15 new Covid-19 infections and 18 discharges, taking the cumulative tally of positive caseload to 54,126 and total recoveries to 52,905, according to a bulletin from the Health and Family Welfare Department.

Of the 54,126 cases, 188 are active in the district and stable. For the second consecutive day, the district reported two new deaths and the tally of fatalities linked to the coronavirus disease mounted to 1033, the second highest death toll among the districts in the state. The district also stands second in terms of total cases and recoveries.

In Mysuru, the patients numbered 964295 and 964591, a 71-year-old man and 61-year-old man breathed their last due to SARI.

As of March 2 evening, Mysuru district cumulatively had vaccinated 24,650 Health Care Workers (HCWs) in the first dose. 12,-889 people in the second dose.

Among the Front Line Workers (FLWs), the district cumulatively had inoculated 8584 beneficiaries. Among the age group of 45-60-years, 59 beneficiaries were administered the jab in the first dose, while above 60-years age group, 963 intended beneficiaries received the Covid vaccine in the second dose

A total of  8,81,996 coronavirus samples have been tested in Mysuru district till March 2 evening, mostly RT-PCR tests, 987 on Tuesday.

Of the seven deaths reported in the state, four are from Bengaluru Urban, two from Mysuru and one from Tumakuru. Patient number 947901 from Bengaluru Urban, a 60-year-old woman died due to Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (SARI) with breathlessness as symptoms at private hospital. Patient number 950469, a 78-year-old man,  patient number 955026, a 75-year-old woman, patient number 958380, 84-year-old man, also from Benagluru Urban succumbed to the coronavirus disease with SARI and fever, breathlessness as symptoms with co-morbidities.

Tumakuru recorded one death on Tuesday. Patient number 963711, a 87-year-old ole man, died due to SARI with fever, breathlessness as symptoms. (NAV)

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