388 COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths in K"taka

  • | Sunday | 24th October, 2021

Bengaluru, Oct 24 (PTI) Karnataka on Sunday posted 388 fresh cases and five fatalities to its COVID tally taking the caseload and mortality to 29,85,986 and 38,007. The day also saw 586 people being discharged, taking the total number of recoveries to 29,39,239. Active cases stood at 8,711, a health department bulletin said. Bengaluru Urban accounted for the maximum number of 194 cases and four deaths, it said. The infections in other districts was below 50 including 37 in Tumakuru, 34 in Dakshina Kannada, 25 in Hassan, 23 in Mysuru, 12 in Shivamogga and 10 in Uttara Kannada. One death each was reported in Tumakuru. Bagalkote, Gadag, Haveri, Kalaburagi, Koppal, Raichur, Vijayapura and Yadgir reported zero infections and zero COVID-19 related deaths. Twenty nine districts reported zero fatalities and 15 districts reported infections in single digit, the bulletin said. The positivity rate for the day was 0.32 per cent and the case fatality rate was 1.28 per cent. A total of 1,17,827 samples were tested in the state on Sunday, taking the cumulative number of specimens examined so far to 5.01 crore. The number of vaccinations done so far in the state rose to 6.33 crore, with 39,983 people being inoculated on Sunday, it said. PTI GMS ROH ROH

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