Karnataka Records 11,265 New COVID-19 Cases, Highest Single-Day Spike This Year
Karnataka reported the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases this year by recording 11,265 new infections in the last 24 hours, taking the overall count to 10,94,912 in the state.
At least 4,364 people recovered or were discharged today, bringing the active number of cases in Karnataka to 85,480.
Out of the new cases today, 8,155 were recorded in Bengaluru alone.
At least 38 people died of Covid-related complications in the state, taking the death count to 13,046. The positivity rate stands at 9.94 per cent at present.
After witnessing a decline in daily cases for two consecutive days -- 8,778 cases were recorded on Tuesday and 9,579 on Monday -- the state's numbers went up today even though there were no major differences in testing numbers. About 10,250 coronavirus cases were recorded on Sunday.