1,875 new cases in Karnataka, DK's single-day spike highest among districts


Daijiworld Media Network - Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Aug 1: Karnataka on Sunday August 1 recorded 1,875 new coronavirus infections.

As per the bulletin released by the state health department, the active cases in the state stand at 24,144. Among the districts, Dakshina Kannada registered the highest number of single-day cases with 410 new infections, while Bengaluru Urban reported 409 new cases.

As many as 25 deaths due to coronavirus were reported in the state on Sunday, with Bengaluru Urban and Dakshina Kannada recording 8 and 6 deaths respectively. With this, the toll so far has risen to 36,587.

The state recorded 1,502 discharges from hospitals, taking the total discharges so far to 28,46,244.

So far, Karnataka has seen 29,06,999 positive cases since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.

The positivity rate for the day stands at 1.20%, while the case fatality rate for the day is 1.33%.

As many as 3,06,40,015 people have received vaccination so far.

 

  

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  • Dj, Mangalore

    Mon, Aug 02 2021

    Still they are allowing kerala students without RTPCR negative report to enter karnataka by just showing their exam hall ticket

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  • k b r, Mangala Uru

    Mon, Aug 02 2021

    DK is unfortunate to have border.... no matter what restrictions and control... they will crawl across... moreover large fake reports... hop 6 feet away when you hear the accent...

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  • John, Mangalore

    Sun, Aug 01 2021

    Why cases are increasing? If These RTPCR tests positive for common cold and flu then definately cases increase during this rainy season as common cold are also corona viruses. This is how Western liberal elites and communist chinese make use of slightly modified common cold with the hyped number through these cold and normal flu figures using RTPCR test, to raise fear to force equally deadly and infecting adeno virus vaccine and other vaccines to spread the virus even more, to make more billions dollors in vaccine business, same time depopulate billions to save planet from so called global warming? And we indians including, doctors, media, politicians, administration blindly assisting them in their crime against humanity? And their plan looks like with vaccines reduce immunity and then bring some other strong virus monkey pox, ebola, small pox to reduce population in the name of saving planet from global warming ? Same time gobble world resources and to bring comminist new world order ?

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  • Shankar, Mangaluru

    Mon, Aug 02 2021

    Your theory falls flat on belly when it comes to the number of deaths due to covid. Common flu doesn't kill!!!

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  • LEROY SALDANHA, mangalore

    Sun, Aug 01 2021

    Time to nip the virus in the bud. Close the border for all unessential traffic . Commuters who have received the two dozes of the vaccine only be allowed in. better safe than sorry.

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