Bengaluru recorded 10,497 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, its highest single-day rise since the pandemic broke out, which pushed the active caseload to 71,827, the health department said.
The death of 30 patients due to the infection took the Bengaluru’s toll to 4963, it said.
A total of 1,807 patients were discharged during the day in Bengaluru. With this, its recovery count increased to 4,35,730, a statement from the department said.
Karnataka reported 14,738 cases and 66 deaths, which took its active caseload to 96,561 and death toll to 13,112.
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In the districts where new cases were reported, Kalaburagi reported 624, Tumakuru 387, Bidar 363, Mysuru 327, Ballari 200, followed by others.
Of the other fatalities, six were in Bengaluru Rural and Ballari, Five in Mysuru, four in Hassan, three in Dharward, two each in Bidar, Tumakuru and Uttar Kannada, one each in Belagavi, Kolar, Kalaburagi, Ramanagara, Shivamogga and Vijayapura.
Karnataka’s positivity rate is 11.38%
The positivity rate of Karnataka is slowly and surely climbing, and now stands at 11.38%. On Sunday the positivity rate was at 7.72% and on Wednesday it was at 9.94%.The case fatality rate remains at 0.44%.