The Dakshina Kannada (DK) and Udupi districts continued to see an increase in Covid-19 cases. The positive rate in the Dakshina Kannada district is 10.7% with 1,058 new cases. There are 4,964 current cases in the district. On Monday, a total of five clusters were discovered.
With 801 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in the Udupi district, the positivity rate touched 21.6%. The district has 4,301 active cases, and 150 patients have been hospitalized.
The chief minister of Dakshina Kannada has expressed unhappiness with the delay in getting the rest of the population vaccinated. The district has a high literacy rate, but it has yet to complete the first dose of vaccination targets. By involving local and community leaders, all necessary measures must be taken to achieve 100% vaccination.