Covid-19 update: Karnataka reported nearly 11,000 cases on Wednesday; 5,000 from Bengaluru alone

  • | Thursday | 8th October, 2020

Out of the fresh cases reported on Wednesday, Bengaluru urban reported 5,000 new cases alone.

Karnataka reported 10,947 new Coronavirus cases on Wednesday, taking the state’s overall infection tally to 6,68,652.

The state also reported 113 virus related deaths, pushing the total death toll to 9,574.

The day saw 9,832 recoveries, pushing the total number of recovered cases to 5,42,906.

The bulletin also said that out of 1,16,153 active cases, 2,17,878 patients are in home quarantine, while 841 are in ICU.

Out of the fresh cases reported on Wednesday, Bengaluru urban reported 5,000 new cases alone.

As many as 55 out of total deaths reported on Wednesday were from Bengaluru Urban, followed by Mysuru (9).

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

Bengaluru Urban district tops the list of positive cases, with a total of 2,62,241 infections.

Among the new cases from the districts, Mysuru reported 979, Hassan 471, Uttar Kannada 462, Dakshina Kannada 447, Ballari 258 and Tumakuru 250.

Of the cases discharged in the districts, Mysuru reported 1,317, Dakishna Kannada 1,214, Uttara Kannada 818, Belagavi 529, Chikkamagaluru 478, Hassan 386 and Haveri 300.

A total of over 55,24,302 samples have been tested so far, out of which the state tested a record number of samples in a day (1,04,348).



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