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Covid-19: Bengaluru reports 19,353 infections, Karnataka sees 40,990 cases

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Mysuru again 2,529 positives, followed by 2,308 in Tumakuru

BENGALURU:

The country’s IT capital, Bengaluru, reported another spike of 19,353 Covid-19 positive cases on Saturday, while Karnataka reported another spike of 40,990 cases overall.

Karnataka has now over 4.05 lakh active cases, of which 2.70 lakh are in Bengaluru alone.

After Bengaluru, Mysuru has also reported another spike of 2,529 positive cases reported on Saturday. Tumakuru reported 2,308, Kalaburagi 1,407, Ballari 1,163 Mandya 1,235, Koppal 1,019 and Dakshina Kannada 933, followed by other districts.

Bengaluru also witnessed 162 deaths, while the state reported 271, taking Karnataka’s case fatality rate to 0.66%. The state’s positivity rate now stands at an alarming 23.03%.

The day also saw 7,256 patients getting discharged after recovery in Bengaluru, while Karnataka overall saw 18,341 discharges.

Cumulatively, 15.64 lakh Covid-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 15,794 deaths and 11,43,250 discharges,the Health Department said in a bulletin.

Among the 271 deaths reported on Saturday, Bengaluru Urban accounted for 162, 12 each from Bengaluru Rural and Tumakuru 12, eight each from Ballari, Hassan, Seven from Mysuru, Six each from Davanagere, Shivamogga, five from Uttara Kannada, four each from Chikkamangaluru, Dharwad, Ramanagara and Vijayapura, three each from Bagalkot, Chitradurga, Kodagu, two each from Dakshina Kannda, Haveri, Raichur, and once each from Bidar, Chikkaballapura, Kolar, followed by others.

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