Daijiworld Media Network - Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Aug 17: Karnataka on Wednesday, August 17, reported 886 new coronavirus cases.
As per the bulletin released by the state health department, the active cases in the state stand at 8,764. Bengaluru urban's single-day tally is 608.
Three deaths were reported due to coronavirus in the state on Wednesday. The death toll in the state has risen to 40,155.
The state recorded 1999 discharges from hospitals on Wednesday, taking the total discharges to 39,85,535.
So far, Karnataka has seen 40,34,496 positive cases since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.
The positivity rate for the day stands at 6.36 %. As many as 11,76,81,642 people have received vaccination so far.