In Karnataka 3,691 new Covid-19 cases and 44 deaths were reported yesterday. During the same time 7,740 persons have recovered in the state. The Recovery rate is 89 percent and case fatality rate is 1.4 percent.
Out of 8,09,638 persons infected so far, 7,27,298 were cured. As on date 944 persons are in the ICU. Of the fresh cases, Bengaluru Urban district accounted for 1,874 fresh cases and 24 deaths. Cumulatively, the city has reported 3,29,250 infections, 3,778 deaths, 2,78,843 discharges including 4,446 yesterday and 46,628 active cases.
AIR correspondent reports that according to the State health bulletin, 188 fresh Covid-19 cases were reported in Mysuru, 128 in Vijayapura, 123 in Mandya, 122 in Dakshina Kannada, 114 in Hassan and 103 in Shivamogga.
The health department said three deaths each took place in Ballari and Dharwad, two each in Uttara Kannada, Mysuru and Kalaburagi. Most of those who died of coronavirus were above 50 and they had Severe Acute Respiratory Illness or Influenza like illness. There were as many as 66,701 tests done yesterday including 52,316 RT-PCR tests, taking the total tests done to 75.14,194.