Covid-19 update: Karnataka reported 6,974 new cases on Tuesday

  • | Wednesday | 23rd September, 2020

Out of 6,974 fresh cases reported on Tuesday, 3,082 cases from Bengaluru Urban alone, where the total numbers of infections have breached the two lakh mark.

Karnataka reported 6,974 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the overall infection tally to 5,33,850.

The state also reported 83 virus related deaths, pushing the total death toll to 8,228.

The day also saw 9,073 patients getting discharged after recovery, putting the total number of discharges to 4,32,450.

Out of 6,974 fresh cases reported on Tuesday, 3,082 cases from Bengaluru Urban alone, where the total numbers of infections have breached the two lakh mark.

Medical bulletin says out of 93,153 active cases, 92,331 patients are in isolation at designated hospital and are stable, while 822 are in ICU.

As many as 26 out of total 83 deaths reported on Tuesday were from Bengaluru Urban, followed by Ballari and Mysuru (9), Uttara Kannada (7), Shivamogga (5), Dakshina Kannada, Hassan and Tumakru (4), Kalaburagi (3), Bagalkote, Bengaluru Rural, Gadag and Vijayapura (2) and Chamarajanagara, Chikkaballapura, Mandya and Raichur (1).

Most of the dead were either with a history of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) or Influenza-like illness (ILI).

A total of 43,38,442 samples were tested so far, out of which 55,707 were tested on Tuesday alone.

Among the samples tested today 25,547 were rapid antigen tests.



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