Coronavirus: 63 new cases raise Karnataka tally to 1,458

Bengaluru, May 20 (IANS): Karnataka registered 63 new coronavirus cases in the past 19 hours, raising the state's tally to 1,458, an official said on Wednesday.

"New cases were reported between 5 pm on Tuesday to Wednesday noon," said the Health Department official.

Of the total, 864 cases are active, 553 discharged and 40 casualties. On Wednesday, 10 patients got discharged.

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Mandya had the highest 147 cases, followed by Bengaluru Urban 117, Davangere 99, Kalaburagi 72, and Hassan 53.

Bengaluru Urban has so far seen eight deaths, followed by Kalaburagi (7), Dakshina Kannada (5) and Davangere and Vijayapura (4 each), and remaining from other districts.

Until Tuesday, among the 1,395 cases, 10 per cent were senior citizens, 64 per cent men and 36 per cent women. The state's patient discharge rate is 39 per cent.




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  • Vishnu, Belgaum

    Wed, May 20 2020

    Shri Harsh Vardhan Health Minister to take over as WHO Executive Board Chairman. India done very well to combat disease with minimal deaths. Now comes to how and from where virus originated.

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