Mysuru, June 24:- Mysuru district on Wednesday (June 23) reported less than 500 new Covid-19 cases for the second consecutive day, but recorded slightly a higher number of deaths compared to Tuesday (June 22).
The district on Wednesday recorded 499 new infections and the number of patients discharged dipped to 438 compared to Tuesday’s 1245 recoveries, taking the tally of cumulative caseload to 1,63,614 and the total recoveries to 1,55,385 respectively.
The district recorded 18 new deaths and the death toll has risen to 2064, according to a bulletin from the Health and Family Welfare Department.
Of the 1,63,164 positive cases, the active caseload has come down considerably. Many of the patients have been admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICUs), according to data available from the Health and Family Welfare Department.
On June 23, 123 new fatalities were recorded in the state. So far, 1,484,263 coronavirus samples have been tested in the district. 5834 on Wednesday alone.
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)