Daijiworld Media Network – Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Oct 16: Karnataka on Saturday, October 16 registered 264 new coronavirus cases.
As per the bulletin released by the state health department, the active cases in the state stand at 9,508. Bengaluru Urban's single-day tally stood at 121.
As many as 6 deaths due to coronavirus were reported in the state on Saturday, with Bengaluru Urban recording 3 deaths, the death toll in the state has risen to 37,937.
The state recorded 421 discharges from hospitals on Saturday, taking the total discharges to 29,35,659.
So far, Karnataka has seen 29,83,133 positive cases since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.
The positivity rate for the day stands at 0.43% while the case fatality rate for the day is 2.27%.
As many as 6,08,03,739 people have received vaccination so far.