Recoveries outnumber new coronavirus cases in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Sep 15 (IANS): With 8,865 persons getting discharged on Monday, recoveries outnumbered 8,244 new Covid cases across Karnataka, while 119 succumbed to the dreaded virus in the last 24 hours.

"With 8,244 new cases, the state's Covid tally rose to 4,67,689, including 98,463 active cases, while 3,61,823 persons have been discharged till date, including 8,865 during the day," the state health department bulletin said.

With 119 deaths in the last 24 hours, the state's toll has risen to 7,384 since March 9, when the pandemic broke out.

Bengaluru Urban, which is the epicentre of coronavirus in the southern state, reported 2,966 fresh cases, taking its tally to 1,73,628, including 40,527 active cases, and 1,30,627 discharges. With 37 fatalities during the day in the city, its death toll rose to 2.473.

Among other districts, Mysuru reported 677 new cases, followed by Dakshina Kannada (413), Davangere (325), Hassan (295), Bengaluru Rural (275) and Ballari (264).

Belagavi recorded 533 discharges, the highest among the districts, followed by Hassan (332), Dakshina Kannada (297), Shivamogga (282), Ballari (274) and Dharwad (248).

"About 800 Covid patients are in the ICU across the state, including 263 in Bengaluru Urban district, 106 in Hassan, 67 in Dharwad, 44 in Ballari and 40 in Kalaburagi," said the bulletin.



Comment on this article

  • Salim, Bagalkot

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    So should we rejoice or be skeptical. I don't know what to say. We were all praises to science and technology throughout our life and some humans even started questioning the Supreme power. With due respect to science, but for the last 7 or 8 months, even though we are all praises to science, but we all seem to rely on the one and only supreme power, God, Allah, Almighty, Prabhu, Ishwar or whichever name we call it..only he can help us. A small virus has broken our pride....Only God can help us.

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