COVID-19: 2,530 new cases, 62 deaths in Karnataka

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Bengaluru, Jul 8 (PTI) Karnataka logged 2,530 new cases of COVID-19 and 62 deaths, pushing the total number of infections to 28,64,868 and toll to 35,663, the health department said on Thursday.

The day also saw 3,344 discharges, taking the total number of recoveries to 27,90,453.

Bengaluru Urban recorded 514 new cases, as the city saw 753 discharges and o9 deaths.

Active cases in the state now stood at 38,729.

While the positivity rate for the day stood at 1.60 per cent, case fatality rate (CFR) was at 2.45 per cent.

Ballari recorded 11 deaths,the highest today, followed by Dakshina Kannada (8), Mysuru (6), Dharwad and Shivamogga (5).

Mysuru accounted for 294 new cases, Dakshina Kannada 210, Hassan 202, followed by others.

Bengaluru Urban district tops the list of positive cases, with a total of 12,18,021, followed by Mysuru 1,69,088 and Tumakuru 1,15,964.

Among discharges too, Bengaluru Urban tops the list with 11,88,419, followed by Mysuru 1,63,323 and Tumakuru 1,13,518.

Cumulatively, 3,54,76,314 samples have been tested in the state, of which 1,57,552 were tested on Thursday alone. PTI KSU BN BALA BN BALA

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