Madikeri: The district recorded 849 covid 19 positive cases on Saturday, May 1. This is highest in a single day since March 2020. Madikeri taluk registered 201 cases, Virajpet 299 and Somwarpet recorded 349 cases.
The total number of corona positive cases in district is 11,343 as of today. 372 people were discharged from hospital since last 24 hours.
Deputy commissioner Charulatha Somal said that 7420 patients have recovered so far. The number of covid deaths rose to 112 with 7 patients dying in the last 24 hrs. There are 454 containment zones and 3811 positive cases are being treated, added Somal.