Karnataka reports 5,356 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours
In Karnataka 5,356 new Covid-19 cases were reported in the state yesterday taking the tally to 7,93,907. At same time 8,749 people were cured from the disease and discharged from various hospitals in the State. So far, a total of 6,93,584 people were discharged from the hospitals. 51 covid patients lost their lives and the total fatalities have increased to 10,821. At present 89,483 active patients are taking treatment in the hospitals. The State conducted 1,08,356 covid tests yesterday and the total tests have gone up to 71,68,54.
Karnataka Health and Family Welfare and Medical Education Minister Dr. K. Sudhkar in a tweet said that the number of recoveries have outnumbered the number of new cases for the 9th consecutive day. State’s recovery rate stands at 87.36 percent and the mortality rate stands at 1.36 percent. Among the new cases Bengaluru reported with the highest number of 2,688 cases and Bidar district reported the lowest number of 3 cases. Out of 30 district in the State 18 districts reported below hundred cases yesterday.
According to the guidelines issued by the Government of India to give Covid 19 vaccine to the front line Covid warriors, the State health department is preparing a list of frontline warriors in the State. The Central government has instructed the State to complete preliminary data collection of health workers by the end of this month.