Covid-19 update: Karnataka reported 10,704 new cases on Thursday

  • | Friday | 9th October, 2020

A total of over 56.29 lakh samples have been tested so far, out of which 1.05 lakh were tested on Thursday alone, and 51,221 among them were rapid antigen tests.

Karnataka reported 10,704 new Coronavirus cases on Thursday, pushing the state’s overall infection tally to 6,79,356.

The state also reported 101 virus related fatalities, pushing the total death toll to 9,675.

The day also saw 9,613 patients getting discharged after recovery, pushing the total discharge toll to 5,52,519.

Out of 10,704 fresh cases reported on Thursday, 5,121 cases were from Bengaluru urban alone.

It said out of 1.17 lakh active cases, 1,16,290 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals and are stable, while 853 are in ICU.

Of the total 101 deaths reported on Thursday, 43 are from Bengaluru urban, followed by Mysuru 12, Dakshina Kannada 6, Kalaburgai, Kolara and Tumakuru 5, Bagalkote and Ballari 3, and others.

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

Among the districts where new cases were reported, Bengaluru urban is accounting for 5,121, Mysuru 642, Tumakuru 509, Hassan 441, Bengaluru Rural 368, Dakshina Kannada 296, followed by others.

Bengaluru urban district tops the list of positive cases, with a total of 2.67 lakh infections, followed by Mysuru 40,232 and Ballari 33,763.

A total of over 56.29 lakh samples have been tested so far, out of which 1.05 lakh were tested on Thursday alone, and 51,221 among them were rapid antigen tests.



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