City’s dubious tally — 1,398 positive, 919 active, 67 deaths
Karnataka approaching ‘10,000’ mark
Karnataka reported 249 new Covid-19 cases and 5 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections in the state to 9,399 and the death toll to 142, the health department said on Monday.
The day also saw 111 patients being discharged after recovery. As of June 22 evening, cumulatively 9,399 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 142 deaths and 5,730 discharges, the health department said in its bulletin.
Bengaluru reported 126 positive case out of which it also has 919 active cases with 67 deaths and a total of 1398 positive cases with 411 discharges.
It said that out of the 3,523 active cases, 3,443 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals and are stable, while 80 are in Intensive Care Units. Among the 5 dead were 3 from Bengaluru Urban and one each from Ramanagara and Ballari.
The Bengaluru casualties are two men aged 70 and 45, and a woman aged 38, all of whom had a history of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI). The other two casualties are a 60-year-old woman from Ballari with a history of Influenza-like illness (ILI) and a 90-year-old man from Ramanagara, whose contacts are being traced.
Out of Monday’s 249 new cases, 50 are returnees from other states, while 11 are those who returned from other countries.
The remaining cases include contacts of patients earlier tested positive and those with a history of SARI and ILI, the bulletin said.
Monday’s case break-up among the districts is: Bengaluru Urban 126, Kalaburagi 27, Vijayapura 15, Udupi 14, Dakshina Kannada 12, Davanagere 9, Uttara Kannada and Bagalkote 6 each, Bidar and Chikkamagalur 5 each, Dharwad and Bengaluru Rural 4 each, Ramanagara 3, Chitradurga, Tumakuru, Kolar and Kodagu 2 each, and one each from Yadgir, Mysuru, Chikkaballapur, Gadag and Koppal.
Bengaluru Urban tops the list of positive cases with a total of 1,398 infections, followed by Kalaburagi with 1,226 and Udupi with 1,077.
Among discharges, Udupi tops the list with 961 discharges, followed by Kalaburagi with 731 and Yadgir with 537.
A total of 5,15,969 samples have been tested so far, of which 9,204 were tested on Monday , the bulletin said. So far, 4,93,921 samples have been reported negative, of which 8,576 reported negative on Monday.