Karnataka coronavirus tally crosses 16,000-mark with record 1,272 new cases


Bengaluru, Jul 1 (IANS): Karnataka registered a record 1,272 Covid positive cases to breach the 16,000- mark to take the states tally to 16,514, while seven people succumbed to the dreaded virus, an official said on Wednesday.

"New cases reported from Tuesday 5 p.m. to Wednesday 5 p.m. 1,272," said a health official.

In the past 24 hours, seven people have succumbed to the virus, two each in Bengaluru Urban and Bidar and one each in Dakshina Kannada, Belagavi and Hassan, taking the state's death toll to 253.


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Of the record number of cases in the last 24 hours, Bengaluru Urban bore the brunt with 735 infections, taking the city's tally rise to 5,290, out of which 4,649 are active cases.

Among the new cases, excluding Bengaluru, Ballari accounted for 85, followed by Dakshina Kannada (84), Dharwad (35), Bengaluru Rural (29), Vijayapura and Hassan (28 each), Uttara Kannada (23) and Udupi (22).

Chamarajanagar witnessed 21 cases, followed by Bagalkote (20), Tumkur (19), Davangere (16), Chikkaballapura (15), Kalaburagi and Ramanagara (14 each), Koppal (13), Raichur and Chitradurga (12 each), Yadgir, Bidar and Belagavi (8 each), Kodagu (7), Mandya and Kolar (5 each), Shivamogga (3), Gadag (2) and Chikkamagaluru (1).

Of the 1,272 new cases, 1,068 or 84 per cent are contacts of earlier cases while domestic returnees accounted for 42 cases or 3 per cent.

On Wednesday, 145 people got discharged from different hospitals, elevating the total number discharges to 8,063.

Of the 16,514 cases in Karnataka, 8,194 are active cases.

 

 

  

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  • Abhi, Mangalore

    Thu, Jul 2 2020

    Are they reporting lower number of deaths. Three people died in Dakshina Kannada yesterday as per Daijiworld news itself, but only one reported..

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Thu, Jul 2 2020

    India is also breaking all Records ...

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  • Sameer, Mangalore

    Thu, Jul 2 2020

    The Covid in karnataka got more case by returned mumbaikars ..

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Thu, Jul 2 2020

    Sameer, Mangalore
    I'm staying away from Karnataka to safeguard you ...

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  • Sameer, Mangalore

    Thu, Jul 2 2020

    U better stay there only congrats ..not only me people of mamgalore be safe ..

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  • Jagdish, mumbai

    Thu, Jul 2 2020

    nariman point bala

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  • sri_elder, Karkala

    Thu, Jul 2 2020

    Central government policy to start trains and domestical flights turns out to be very expensive..
    Now local population seriously affected...
    Immediately close down on all state border as well..
    Shame on all poor decision makers

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Thu, Jul 2 2020

    sri_elder, Karkala
    Last 6 years I have been saying "India Needs Educated Leaders" ...

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  • sri_elder, Karkala

    Thu, Jul 2 2020

    From last 2 months unlocking certain facilities, read again..
    Pandemic need to be handled in more smart way...

    Local cases means.. incoming people were not quarantined properly..
    RIP

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Thu, Jul 2 2020

    sri_elder, Karkala
    Even though he is only 4th Standard pass he has brains of a Shrewd Gujarati ...

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  • sri_elder, Karkala

    Thu, Jul 2 2020

    like vidheshi.

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