Karnataka reports 3,377 fresh COVID cases and 34 deaths

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Bengaluru, Nov 4 (PTI) With 3,377 fresh coronavirus cases and 34 deaths, Karnataka's COVID-19 tally and cumulative fatalities reached 8,35,773 and 11,281 respectively on Wednesday, the health department said.

The total infections, comprise 7,88,780 discharges cumulatively including 8,045 on Wednesday and 35,693 total active cases including 928 in the ICU, a department bulletin said.

Bengaluru Urban district accounted for 1,953 fresh infections and 16 deaths.

Cumulatively, the city has reported 3,43,507 infections, 3,917 deaths, 3,20,783 discharges, including 5,827 on Wednesday, and 18,806 active cases.

According to the health bulletin, 172 fresh COVID infections were reported in Hassan, 168 in Mysuru, 95 in Tumakuru, 93 in Mandya, 92 in Bengaluru Rural, 75 in Kolar, 70 in Dakshina Kannada, 66 in Ballari, 58 in Uttara Kannada, 52 in Chitradurga and 50 in Udupi.

Bagalkote, Belagavi, Bidar, Chamarajanagar, Chikkaballapura, Chikkamagaluru, Davangere, Dharwad, Gadag, Haveri, Kalaburagi, Kodagu, Koppal, Raichur, Ramanagara and Vijayapura were among the districts where the infections were reported.

The department said three deaths due to COVID-19 were recorded in Ballari and Mysuru and two deaths each in Davangere, Dharwad, Ramanagara.

One death each was reported in Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Haveri, Kalaburagi and Udupi.

Most of those who died of coronavirus were above 50 years.

There were as many as 1,02,503 tests done today including 75,045 using the RT-PCR and other methods taking the total tests done to 82.88 lakh, the department added. PTI GMS BN WELCOME BN WELCOME