Karnataka logs 559 new Covid cases, 12 deaths
Karnataka reported 559 new Covid-19 cases and 12 deaths, taking the total number of infections to 2,962,967 and death toll to 37,529, the health department said on Tuesday.
The day also saw 1,034 discharges, taking the total number of recoveries in the state so far to 2,909,656.
Out of the 559 new cases reported, 231 were from Bengaluru Urban, as the city saw 302 discharges and 4 deaths.
The total number of active cases in the state is at 15,754.
While the positivity rate for the day stood at 0.52%, case fatality rate (CFR) was at 2.14 %.
Out of 12 deaths, five are from Dakshina Kannada; Bengaluru Urban (4), Kodagau, Shivamogga and Uttara Kannada (1).
Among the districts where the new cases were reported, Bengaluru Urban accounted for 231, Dakshina Kannada 87, Udupi 57, Mysuur 28, Tumakuru 24, followed by others.
Bengaluru Urban district tops the list of positive cases, with a total of 1,241,870, followed by Mysuru 1,76,940 and Tumakuru 1,19,716. Among discharges too, Bengaluru Urban tops the list with 1,218,673, followed by Mysuru 1,74,065 and Tumakuru 1,18,000. Cumulatively a total of 45,519,587 samples have been tested in the state so far, out of which 1,05,645 were tested on Tuesday alone.