Bengaluru, Jul 16 (PTI) Karnataka on Friday reported 1,806 new COVID infections and 42 deaths, pushing the caseload to 28,80,370 and death toll to 36,079, the health department said.
Active cases stood at 31,399.
As many as 2,748 patients recovered today, taking the total recoveries to 28,12,869.
The positivity rate for the day was 1.18 per cent and Case Fatality Rate 2.32 per cent, the department said.
Bengaluru Urban district reported 411 infections, highest among all the districts of the state whereas there were 10 deaths.The city has so far reported 12,21,371 infections and 15,781 deaths.
There were 12,376 active cases.
Dakshina Kannada remained a major COVID-19 hotspot with 225 infections and 10 fatalities.
According to the health department bulletin, Mysuru reported 174 fresh infections, Hassan 138, Shivamogga 110 and Udupi 105.Other districts too reported new cases.
Fifteen districts reported fatalities, while Bagalkote, Ballari, Chikkamagaluru, Chitradurga, Davangere, Gadag, Haveri, Kalaburagi, Koppal, Raichur, Ramanagara, Udupi and Vijayapura recorded zero deaths.
The state conducted 1,52,908 COVID tests including 1,22,758 RT-PCR tests and other methods.
So far 3.66 crore tests were done cumulatively.
There were 1,88,908 inoculations done on Friday taking the total vaccinations to 2.68 crore, the department added.PTI GMS BN BALA BN BALA