COVID-19: 328 new cases in Karnataka, 3 deaths

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Bengaluru, Feb 8 (PTI) Karnataka reported 328 new cases of COVID-19 and three related fatalities on Monday, taking the total number of infections to 9,42,846 and the death toll to 12,239, the Health department said.

With 350 patients getting discharged after recovery, the number of recoveries has gone up to 9,24,654.

According to a deparment bulletin, out of 5,934 active cases, 5,791 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals and stable, while 143 are in ICU.

A total of over 1,75,65,234 samples have been tested so far, out of which 48,289 were tested on Monday alone, and 1,788 among them were rapid antigen tests.

The bulletin said of the fresh infections reported, 127 cases were from Bengaluru Urban alone.

Two deaths were reported from Bengaluru Urban and one from Bengaluru Rural.

Mysuru accounted for 48 cases today, Dakshina Kannada 40, Hassan 14, followed by others.

Bengaluru Urban district tops the list of positive cases, with a total of 4,00,692 , followed by Mysuru 53,624 and Ballari 39,178.

Among discharges too, Bengaluru Urban tops the list with 3,92,389, followed by Mysuru 52,399 and Ballari 38,541 .

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