Covid-19 update: Karnataka reported its biggest single day hike in cases on Thursday

  • | Friday | 7th August, 2020

With 5,602 more recoveries, total recoveries in the state rose to 80,281, and this is higher than all active cases, which currently stand at 75,063.

Karnataka reported 6,805 COVID-19 cases on Thursday, of which 2,544 new cases were reported in Bengaluru. This is the highest number of cases reported in Karnataka in a single day. This took the state`s tally of COVID-19 cases to over 1.58 lakh of which 67,425 cases were recorded in Bengaluru. 

The testing numbers in the state were slightly increased on Thursday after it was reported that 48,421 tests were conducted over 24 hours. This included 27,930 rapid antigen tests and 20,491 RT-PCR tests to detect the virus. 

With 5,602 more recoveries, total recoveries in the state rose to 80,281, and this is higher than all active cases, which currently stand at 75,063.

Meanwhile, 93 more patients succumbed to the virus, raising the statewide toll to 2,897.



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