Karnataka reports 413 infections and two fatalities

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Bengaluru, Feb 21 (PTI) Karnataka on Sunday clocked 413 fresh coronavirus infections and two deaths, taking the total caseload and fatalities to 9,48,149 and 12,294 respectively, the health department said.

According to a health bulletin, so far 9,29,800 people, including 353 on Sunday, had been discharged.

There were 6,036 active cases in the state which includes 127 in intensive care units, the department said.

More than half of the fresh cases were contributed by Bengaluru Urban district, which reported 248 infections besides both the fatalities.

Cumulatively, the city has reported 4,03,762 infections, 4,451 deaths, 3,94,995 discharges, including 206 on Sunday. It has 4,315 active cases.

According to the bulletin, as many as 24 infections were reported in Mysuru, 23 in Kalaburagi, 15 in Belagavi, 11 in Dakshina Kannada and 10 in Vijayapura, while five districts were free of new cases and deaths.

A total of 55,234 tests, including 51,503 RT-PCR, were done on Sunday, taking overall tests to 1.83 crore, the bulletin added. PTI GMS VS VS