Karnataka reports 1,222 fresh COVID-19 cases, eight deaths

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Bengaluru, Dec 18 (PTI) Karnataka added 1,222 new COVID- 19 cases and eight deaths, taking the total infections to 9,07,123 and the toll to 11,989, the health department said on Friday.

The day also saw 1,039 patients getting discharged after recovery, leaving 15,380 active cases.

Bengaluru Urban district continued to account for most of the cases, as it reported 687 infections on Wednesday.

Cumulatively 9,07,123 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed and these include 11,989 deaths and 8,79,735 discharges, the health department said in its bulletin.

Of the active cases, 15,157 patients are stable in isolation at designated hospitals, while 223 are in Intensive Care Units.

Four out of the eight deaths were from Bengaluru Urban.

Other districts that reported fresh cases included Mysuru 61, Hassan 46, Tumakuru 43, Dakshina Kannada 38, Mandya 29, Kalaburagi 26, followed by others.

Bengaluru Urban district tops the list of positive cases, with a total of 3,81,623 infections, followed by Mysuru 51,666 and Ballari 38,609.

Among discharges too Bengaluru urban was on top with total of 3,66,888 discharges, followed by Mysuru 50,325 and Ballari 37,793.

A total of over 1,28,22,390 samples have been tested so far, out of which 1,04,541 were on Friday alone. PTI KSU APR ADMINISTRATOR APR ADMINISTRATOR