Karnataka coronavirus tally crosses 41,000-mark with 2,738 new cases


Bengaluru, Jul 13 (IANS): Karnataka has registered 2,738 new Covid-19 cases with the majority of the cases emerging from Bengaluru, breaching the 40,000 mark for the state's tally to settle at 41,581 even as 73 people succumbed to the virus, said an official on Monday.

"New cases reported from Sunday 5 p.m. to Monday 5 p.m., 2,738," said a health official.

Bengaluru accounted for the highest number of infections with 1,315 or 48 per cent of the new cases.

With the addition of new cases, the city tally rose to 19,702, out of which 15,052 are active.

Alarmingly, the city alone accounts for 61 per cent of all the active cases in the southern state.

Among the new cases, excluding Bengaluru, Yadgir accounted for 162 cases, followed by Mysuru (151), Dakshina Kannada (131), Ballari (106), Kalaburagi (89), Vijayapura (86) among others.

Meanwhile, the state has witnessed 73 Covid deaths in the past 24 hours, 47 of them in Bengaluru Urban alone. With the new deaths, the toll rose to 757.

Matching the Sunday trend, the most common symptoms in the deceased people were fever, cough and breathlessness.

On the last day, 839 patients have been discharged, 283 within Bengaluru Urban, raising the total discharges to 16,248.

Meanwhile, critical cases in ICU rose to 545.

Of the total 41,581 cases, active cases amount to 24,572 in Karnataka.

 

 

  

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  • Rudolf Rodrigues, Mumbai

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Migrants who had run away from Bangalore & returned back for jobs have again run away from Bangalore to their native places after announcing lockdown, which will create more flare up in infection again! This is a total goof up!!

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  • sri_elder, Karkala

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Government policies of movements of people to every corner of the country will infect many more people, because higher authorities have poorly understood covid19. Moreover quarantine people were poorly monitored causing more injuries...
    During this bad times no countries accept other people or its own peoples, until normalcy returns. But here we have ಉಲ್ಟಾ ಪಲ್ಟಾ..😁

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Things are going out of control & we need to take a tough stand ...

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