Karnataka reports 438 COVID-19 cases, six deaths

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Bengaluru, Feb 16 (PTI): Karnataka on Tuesday logged 438 fresh COVID-19 and six fatalities, taking the total caseload to just above 9.46 lakh and the toll to 12,273, the health department said.

As many as 344 people were discharged after being cured of the virus, as cumulative recoveries rose to 9.27 lakh, leaving 5,860 active cases.

Bengaluru Urban continued to account for most number of infections, with 306, followed by 19 in Dakshina Kannada, 12 in Mysuru, 11 each in Chitradurga and Udupi and 10 in Belagavi.

Cumulatiely,9,46,076 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which include 12,273 deaths and 9,27,924 discharges.

Of the active cases, 125 are in Intensive Care Units.

Four out the six deaths reported today were from Bengaluru Urban, while Mysuru accounted for the other two.

Six of the 31 districts -- Bagalkote, Ballari, Koppal, Raichur, Ramanagar and Yadgir -- reported nil infections and fatalities.

A total of 1.80 crore samples have been tested so far, with 41,930 on Tuesday, the bulletin said. PTI GMS APR ADMINISTRATOR APR ADMINISTRATOR