5,503 new coronavirus cases take Karnataka's tally to 1.12 lac


Bengaluru, Jul 29 (IANS): Karnataka registered 5,503 new Covid-19 cases as infection spiked in many places, raising the state's tally to 1.12 lakh, even as 92 more people succumbed to the virus, an official said, here on Wednesday.

Between Tuesday 5 p.m. and Wednesday 5 p.m, the number of new cases reported were 5,503, said a health official.

On Wednesday, cases spiked in Bengaluru Urban, reporting 2,270 new cases as the city continues to be the ground zero of coronavirus in the state. Total cases in the city breached the 50,000-mark to settle at 51,091. Of this, 36,224 are active.

Ballari accounted for 338 new cases, Belagavi (279), Davangere (225), Dakshina Kannada (208), Mysuru (200) and Dharwad (175).

Meanwhile, 92 more patients succumbed to the virus, raising the toll to 2,147.

On a positive note, 2,397 patients have been discharged, increasing the number of discharges to 42,901.

A 95-year-old woman recovered from Covid-19 in Ballari on Wednesday. She was discharged on Wednesday, Ballari Deputy Commissioner S.S. Nakul told IANS.

Of the 1.12 lakh cases, 67,448 are active.

  

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Thu, Jul 30 2020

    Nothing compared to 16 Lack Corona cases active in India ...

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  • Raju, Karkala

    Thu, Jul 30 2020

    Exactly.

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  • Strolfstwyn Menezes, Udupi/Toranto/DBX/Pithrody/Perth

    Wed, Jul 29 2020

    The media should stop running the Covid meter. It's meaningless now. Recovery rates are excellent and we should just assume everyone has it or has already had it. Did you read about Dharavi and the antibody survey? They are now talking about herd immunity after ruining so much with the useless lockdown.

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