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Red alert: Bengaluru reports highest day of 16,662 Covid cases, along with 124 deaths

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Karnataka also logs highest-ever 26,962 cases, along with 190 deaths

BENGALURU:

Bengaluru on Friday logged its biggest single-day spike of 16,662 new cases of Covid-19 and 124 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 6,15,581 and the toll to 5,574, a Health Department bulletin said.

The day in Bengaluru also saw 4,727 patients getting discharged after recovery, taking the total discharges to 4,60,382.

According to the bulletin, Bengaluru has 1,49,624 active cases.

Karnataka reports 26,962 cases

Karnataka on Friday logged its biggest single-day spike of 26,962 new cases of Covid-19 and 190 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 12,74,959 and the total dear toll to 14,075.

Among the deaths reported on Friday, 124 are from Bengaluru Urban, eight from Hassan, seven from Kalaburagi, six from Ballari, five each from Dharwad, Kolar and Tumakuru, four each from Bengaluru Rural, Haveri, Mandya and Mysuru, two wach each from Belagavi, Bidar, Chamrajanagar, Chikkaballapura and Vijayapura and one each from Chikkamangaluru, Ramanagara, Shivamogga and Yadigiri.

Tumakuru accounted for 1004 fresh cases, Kalaburagi 742, Mysuru 645, followed by others.

Also Read: ‘Sleeping’ Karnataka Health Department has missed chance to ramp up oxygen, ventilator beds https://thebengalurulive.com/sleeping-karnataka-health-department-has-missed-chance-to-ramp-up-oxygen-ventilator-beds/

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