16 COVID-19 positive cases reported in Dakshina Kannada

Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 15 (ANI): Sixteen COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Dakshina Kannada, including 15 Dubai returnees, on Friday, said Sindu B Rupesh, Deputy Commissioner, Dakshina Kannada.

So far, 50 COVID-19 positive cases have been reported here (including 29 active cases, 16 cured and five deaths).

Meanwhile, 45 more COVID-19 cases have been reported from Karnataka, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 1,032 on Friday, according to the state Health Department.

Out of the total cases, 520 patients are active while 476 patients have been discharged, as of Friday, 12 noon.

One patient who tested positive for COVID-19 died due to a non-coronavirus cause. While 35 deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported in the state so far. (ANI)