Covid-19 update: Active containment cones in the city rose from 198 wards to 3452 wards

  • | Wednesday | 15th July, 2020

The capital city alone reported 1267 new cases while the same was 2496 in Karnataka on Tuesday.

As the number of fresh Covid-19 cases and fatalities linked to the pandemic surge in Bengaluru, the capital city alone reported 1267 new cases while the same was 2496 in Karnataka on Tuesday.

At the same time, at least 20 wards in the city recorded over 10 cases each on Tuesday, BBMP statistics revealed. According to BBMP’s Covid-19 War Room data, Chikkasandra topped the list with 23 cases, followed by Shantala Nagar (21), Vasanthapura (19), Sarakki (17), Hombegowda Nagar (17) and Jayanagar (16), among others.

Meanwhile, the number of active containment zones in the city comprising 198 wards rose to 3452.

The health department also attributed 56 more deaths that took place over the last few days to Bengaluru`s death toll on Tuesday. With this, 377 deaths have been reported cumulatively from the city.



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