Karnataka logged 2,566 new COVID-19 cases and 13 related fatalities, taking the caseload to 9.81 lakh and the toll to 12,484, the Health department said on Friday.
This is the fourth consecutive day that the state has reported over 2,000 fresh cases. On Thursday, it registered 2,523. Bengaluru Urban continued to top the list of cases, with 1,490 infections The day also saw 1,207 patients getting discharged after recovery.
Cumulatively 9,81,044 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 12,484 deaths and 9,48,988 discharges, the Health department said in a bulletin.
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Out of 19,553 active cases,19,379 patients are stable and in isolation at designated hospitals, while 174 are in Intensive Care Units. Among 13 deaths reported on Friday, three were from Bengaluru Urban, two each from Bengaluru rural and Kalaburagi, and one each from Belagavi, Bidar, Kolar, Mandya, Mysuru and Tumakuru.
Bengaluru Urban also headed the list if new cases, accounting for 1,490, Udupi 210, Tumakuru 126, Kalaburagi 109, Dakshina Kannada 72, Mysuru 67, Bidar 65, followed by others. Bengaluru Urban district tops the list of positive cases, with a total of 4,24,349, followed by Mysuru 55,202 and Ballari 39,608.
Among discharges too, Bengaluru Urban was on top with 4,06,449, followed by Mysuru 53,698 and Ballari 38,830. A total of over 2,08,94,800 samples have been tested so far, out of which 1,12,271 were tested on Friday alone. PTI