With 23,558 New Covid Cases, Highest Single-Day Rise In Karnataka
Karnataka recorded the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases by registering 23,558 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total caseload in the state to 12,22,202. A total of 116 people died due to Covid-related complications, taking the overall death count in the state to 13,762.
At least 6,412 patients recovered or were discharged from hospital, brining the active number of cases down to 1,76,188. The positivity rate in the state stands at 15.47 per cent at present.
Out of the new cases today, 13,640 were reported from capital Bengaluru alone, while 70 people died due to coronavirus in the city.
Karnataka on Tuesday reported 21,794 new cases of COVID-19, and 149 related fatalities.