COVID-19: Karnataka logs 26,962 infections and 190 deaths

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Bengaluru, Apr 23 (PTI) Karnataka's COVID-19 fatalities on Friday crossed the 14,000 mark with 190 deaths, while the single-day highest of 26,962 fresh cases took the caseload to 12,74,959, the health department said.

While the total fatalities were 14,075, the active cases in the state too crossed the two lakh mark -- 2,14,311, including 1,128 in the ICU.

The state had reported the single-day highest mark on Thursday with 25,795 cases.

According to the health bulletin, 10,46,554 people were discharged cumulatively, including 8,697 on Friday, in the state.

The department said 1,77,466 tests were done today, including 1,59,681 using the RT PCR and other methods, taking the total tests done so far to 2.44 crore.

Bengaluru urban district accounted for 16,662 fresh infections and 124 deaths today.The city has so far reported 6,15,581 infections and 5,574 deaths.

There are 1,49,624 active cases.

According to the health bulletin, 1,004 infections were reported in Tumakuru, 742 in Kalaburagi, 695 in Ballari, 645 in Mysuru, 588 in Bengaluru Rural, 519 in Mandya, 504 in Kolar, 485 in Dakshina Kannada, 472 in Dharwad, 471 in Chikkaballapura, 429 in Vijayapura, 428 in Raichur and 416 in Bidar.

Cases were also reported in Bagalkote, Belagavi, Chamarajanagar, Chikkamagaluru, Chitradurga, Davangere, Gadag, Haveri, Kodagu, Koppal, Ramanagar and Shivamogga.

Other than Bengaluru, eight fatalities have been reported in Hassan, seven in Kalaburagi, six in Ballari, five each in Dharwad, Kolar and Tumakuru, four each in Bengaluru Rural, Haveri, Mandya and Mysuru, two each in Belagavi, Bidar, Chamarajanagar, Chikkaballapura and Vijayapura.

One death each has been reported in Chikkamagaluru, Ramanagara, Shivamogga and Yadgir.

The state has inoculated 83,80,736 people as of Friday. PTI GMS BN BALA BN BALA