Mysuru reports over 1,000 Covid-19 cases for the fourth consecutive day

Mysuru also records 12 fatalities, the highest-ever in one day on Thursday

Mysuru, April 30:- Mysuru for the fourth consecutive day reported over 1,000 new Covid-19 cases, a worrisome trend for the district administration as 1563 new cases were registered on April 26, 2042 cases on April 27 and 1759 cases on April 28, totaling 6593 cases in a span of four days.

With 1219 new coronavirus cases, the district’s cumulative tally spiked to 73,275. As many as 955 patients were discharged from the hospitals after getting cured of the infection and the total recoveries touched 63,717, according to a bulletin from the Health and Family Welfare Department.

Of the total 7,275 cases, 8366 are active and stable. 149 patients have been admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICUs).

With 12 fatalities, Mysuru also recorded the highest-ever deaths on Thursday and the death toll has risen to 1192, the second highest in the state after Bengaluru Urban.

On April 29, 270 new fatalities were recorded in the state. Bengaluru Urban accounted for 143 followed by Ballari – 16,  Mysuru – 12, Kalaburagi-11, Tumakuru-9 and the rest scattered across the state. 65-year-old woman, 25-year-old man, 54-year-old woman, 80-year-old woman, 85-year-old woman, 55-year-old man, 44-year-old man, 58-year-old man, 70-year-old woman, 60-year-old woman, 75-year-old woman, 60-year-old woman succumbs to covid infection at various hospitals in the district with Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (SARI) with co-morbidities.

According to the Health Department’s data, on April 29 up to 3.30 pm, 35865 beneficiaries among the Health Care Workers (HCWs) were inoculated in the first dose; 25104 in the second dose. With regard to the Front Line Workers (FLWs), 21766 doses of Covid-19 vaccine were administered in the first dose in the district and 9727 in the second dose.

In the age group of 45-59-years, 286945 beneficiaries were administered the jab in the first dose and 9743 in the second dose, while in the above 60 years age group, 255093 intended beneficiaries received the Covid-19 vaccine in the first dose, 44400 in the second dose. The total vaccination coverage on April 29 is 688643 beneficiaries.

Till April 29 up to 5.30 pm, 1179630 coronavirus samples were tested in the district, 7378 samples were tested on Thursday 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 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)

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