COVID-19: Karnataka logs 29,744 new casess, 201 deaths

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Bengaluru, Apr 26 (PTI) Karnataka on Monday reported 29,744 COVID-19 fresh cases and 201 fatalities, taking the caseload and deaths to 13,68,945 and 14,627 respectively, the health department said.

According to the health bulletin, 10,73,257 people were discharged cumulatively including 10,663 today in the state.

Karnataka had recorded 34,804 new COVID-19 cases yesterday.

Bengaluru urban district accounted for 16,545 fresh infections and 105 deaths.The city has so far reported 6,70,201 infections and 5,905 deaths.

There are 1,92,669 active cases whereas 4,313 people were discharged on Monday.

According to the health bulletin, 1,563 infections were reported in Mysuru, 1,197 in Tumakuru, 929 in Mandya, 872 in Kalaburagi, 786 in Ballari, 747 in Hassan, 609 in Raichur, 505 in Bengaluru Rural.

Cases were also reported in Belagavi, Bagalkote, Bidar, Chamarajanagar, Chikkaballapura, Chikkamagaluru, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davangere, Gadag, Dharwad, Haveri, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Ramanagar, Shivamogga, Udupi, Yadgir, Vijayapura and Uttara Kannada.

Other than Bengaluru, 18 fatalities have been reported in Ballari, 10 in Hassan, 9 in Mandya, 7 each in Kalaburagi and Mysuru, five each in Dharwad, Kolar and Ramanagara, four each in Yadgir, Tumakuru, Haveri and Bidar, three each in Bengaluru Rural, Chamarajanagar and Uttara Kannada, two each in Chikkamagaluru and one each in Shivamogga, Raichur and Bagalkote.

There were 1,66,407 tests done on Monday including 1,55,615 using the RT PCR and other methods taking the total tests done so far to 2.49 crore, the department added.

As many as 88,27,370 inoculations were done, the department said.PTI GMS BALA GMS BALA