Mysuru, June 15:- Mysuru district on Monday (June 14) registered less than 1,000 new Covid-19 cases, the lowest in last three months but the rising number of fatalities is a cause of concern. The district on June 14 registered 670 new infections, taking the tally of cumulative caseload to 1,58,466, and recorded 25 new deaths, the tally of deaths has risen to 1884, according to a bulletin from the Health and Family Welfare Department.
Of the 1,58,466 positive cases, 11,103 are active and stable in the district. 149 patients have been admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICUs), according to a data available from the Health and Family Welfare Department.
As many as 2,061 patients have been discharged from hospitals after getting cured and the total discharges in the district stands at 1,45,479 as of Monday.
On June 14, 120 new fatalities were recorded in the state. So far, 1,39,9706 coronavirus samples have been tested in the district. 28,799 samples were tested on Monday alone. 1,275.287 samples were tested by government agencies and 1,53,208 by private labs, according to data from Mysore Covid War Room.
Among the taluks, H D Kote reported 22 new cases, Hunsur – 68, K R Nagar – 67, Mysuru city – 319, Mysuru Rural – 36, Nanjangud – 73, Periyapattana – 46 and T Narasipura – 39.
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 Wards 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.
Apart from the above helpline numbers, the district administration has also established District COVID-19 War Room Helpline numbers as follows: 0821-2424111, 0821-2957711 and 0821-2957811. (NAV)