8 more Covid-19 deaths, 119 new cases in Dakshina Kannada

Source: DHNS | Published on 28th July 2020, 1:43 PM | Coastal News |

Mangaluru: The death of Covid-19 patients in Dakshina Kannada district continued with the district administration reporting eight more deaths on Monday. The total deaths in the district have reached 131.

Deputy Commissioner Sindhu B Rupesh said a 68-year man from Hubballi with symptoms of refractory hypoxemia/refractory ARDS admitted to a private hospital on July 23 died on the same day. His throat swab sample has confirmed Covid-19.

A 64-year-old man from Mangaluru suffering from refractory hypoxemia, hypertension, asthma, diabetes, cardiac ailment admitted to a hospital on July 20 died on July 25 and he too was tested positive for Covid-19.

A 65-year-old man from Bantwal admitted to Wenlock Hospital on July 22 suffering from high BP, pneumonia and Covid-19, died on July 26. An 82-year-old man from Udupi admitted to a private hospital on July 25, suffering from hypertension, Coronary artery disease, pneumonia died on July 26.

A 65-year-old man from Mangaluru with severe ARDS, septic shock, acute kidney injury, diabetes, hypertension and other health complications admitted to hospital on July 19, died on July 26. A 65-year-old woman from Mangaluru with refractory hypoxemia/refractory ARDS, septic shock, secondary bacterial infection, renal failure, acute coronary event, arrhythmias and pulmonary thromboembolism died on Monday.

A 51-year-old man from Mangaluru infected with Covid-19 and pneumonia admitted to Wenlock Hospital on July 26 died on Monday. A 92-year-old woman from Mangaluru suffering from high BP, diabetes and pneumonia, admitted to Wenlock Hospital on July 18, died on July 26.

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