After a dip in tally, Karnataka logs 349 fresh Covid cases, 14 deaths

Karnataka on Tuesday logged 349 new cases of Covid-19 and 14 deaths, taking the total number of infections to 2,984,022 and death toll to 37,967, the health department said
After Bengaluru Urban, Mysuru logged the highest of 37 new infections, Dakshina Kannada 24, Hassan 23, and Uttara Kannada 19. (Agencies)
After Bengaluru Urban, Mysuru logged the highest of 37 new infections, Dakshina Kannada 24, Hassan 23, and Uttara Kannada 19. (Agencies)
Published on Oct 20, 2021 12:16 AM IST
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ByPress Trust Of India, Bengaluru

Karnataka on Tuesday logged 349 new cases of Covid-19 and 14 deaths, taking the total number of infections to 2,984,022 and death toll to 37,967, the health department said.

The day also saw 399 discharges, pushing the total number of recoveries to 2,936,926.

Bengaluru Urban accounted for 161 new cases, as the city saw 125 discharges and 5 deaths.

Total number of active cases in the state is at 9,100.

While the positivity rate for the day stood at 0.41 per cent, case fatality rate (CFR) was at 4.01 per cent.

Apart from Bengaluru Urban, Udupi recorded 3 deaths, while one death each was reported from Dakshina Kannada, Dharwad, Kodagu, Mysuru, Tumakuru and Uttara Kannada.

After Bengaluru Urban, Mysuru logged the highest of 37 new infections, Dakshina Kannada 24, Hassan 23, and Uttara Kannada 19.

Bengaluru Urban district now has a total of 12,49,662 positive cases, followed by Mysuru 178,802 and Tumakuru 120,574.

Among discharges too, Bengaluru Urban tops the list with 1,226,666, followed by Mysuru 176,041 and Tumakuru 119,231.

Cumulatively a total of 49,574,033 samples have been tested, of which 85,022 were tested on Tuesday alone.

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