2,162 new COVID-19 cases, 48 deaths in Karnataka

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Bengaluru, Jul 10 (PTI) Karnataka on Saturday reported 2,162 new COVID-19 cases and 48 deaths, taking the total number of infections to 28,69,320 and the toll to 35,779.

The day also saw 2,879 discharges, continuing to outnumber the fresh cases, taking the total number of recoveries in the state so far to 27,96,377.

Out of 2,162 new cases reported on Saturday, 452 were from Bengaluru Urban, as the city saw 746 discharges and only five deaths, the health department said in its bulletin.

The total number of active cases in the state is 37,141.

While the positivity rate for the day stood at 1.48 per cent, the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) was 2.22 per cent.

Out of 48 deaths reported on Saturday, nine were from Dakshina Kannada, Belagavi (6), Bengaluru Urban (5), Kolar and Mandya (4), Chamarajanagara and Tumakuru (3), followed by others.

Among the districts where the new cases were reported, Bengaluru Urban accounted for 452, Dakshina Kannada 218, Mysuru 211, Hassan 178, followed by others.

Bengaluru Urban district topped the list of positive cases, with a total of 12,18,945, followed by Mysuru 1,69,515 and Tumakuru 1,16,177.

Among discharges too, Bengaluru Urban was on top with 11,89,979, followed by Mysuru 1,64,125 and Tumakuru 1,13,682.

Cumulatively a total of 3,57,75,720 samples have been tested in the state so far, out of which 1,45,666 were on Saturday alone. PTI KSU APR ADMINISTRATOR APR ADMINISTRATOR

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